National Aquarium: White-Blotched River Stingray (Potamotrygon leopoldi)

Did you know, it is believed that the blotched markings for which these rays are named are meant to resemble the sun hitting the bottom of the rivers in which they live, helping them camouflage?


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Sharks & Rays
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