Potamotrygon brachyura (Günther, 1880)
Short-tailed river stingray

Family:  Potamotrygonidae (River stingrays), subfamily: Potamotrygoninae
Max. size:  95 cm WD (male/unsexed); max.weight: 208 kg
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Paraná-Paraguay (including Cuiabá river in Brazil), Uruguay basins and Argentina (Ref. 58839). Formerly classified as data deficient in the 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species (Ref. 36508).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 June 2003 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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