Diamond ray (Gymnura natalensis)

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Diamond ray fact file

Diamond ray description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderRajiformes
FamilyGymnuridae
GenusGymnura (1)

Information on the diamond ray is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Backwater butterfly ray, butterfly ray, short-tailed ray.
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Diamond ray status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Camouflaged captive diamond ray  
Camouflaged captive diamond ray

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