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Blue spotted rays give birth to live young while they are inside the womb, the embryo is well nourished by the yolk and these eggs are retained by the female until they hatch. Neotrygon australiae, Australian bluespotted maskray; Neotrygon bobwardi, Bob Ward's maskray; Neotrygon caeruleopunctata, bluespotted maskray; Neotrygon indica, Indian-Ocean maskray; Neotrygon kuhlii, Kuhl's stingray; Neotrygon malaccensis, Malaccan maskray; Neotrygon moluccensis, Moluccan maskray The species has a long pale-tipped tail, the posterior third of which is crossed by dark bands. The Blue Spotted Ray was originally described by Swedish naturalist Peter Forsskal in 1775. A Bluespotted Maskray at a depth of 23 m, Ribbon Reef # 3, Great Barrier Reef, off Cooktown, Queensland, June 2002. Their disc has no large thorns … Also known as the blue-spotted fantail ray, these vibrantly-colored creatures are found on coral reefs throughout the Indian and western Pacific oceans. In Australia the species is known from the central coast of Western Australia, around the tropical north and south to the New South Wales north coast. Bluespotted Fantail Rays have large protruding eyes, and venomous spines positioned well back on the tail that may produce a very painful sting. Bluespotted Puffer, Arothron caeruleopunctatus (Matsuura, 1994), Bluespotted Coral Trout, Plectropomus laevis (Lacépède, 1801), Common Stingaree, Trygonoptera testacea Müller & Henle, 1841. Despite sharing a genus with the Marble Ray, some scientists believe it may be more closely related to the freshwater stingrays of the Amazon River. All Blue Spotted Stingray juveniles are born with the distinctive blue markings of its parents. For many years, the species was called Dasyatis kuhlii. English: Ribbontailed stingray, Bluespotted Ribbontail, Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray, Blue-spotted Stingray, Fantail Ray, Ribbontailed Stingray Afrikaans : Bloukol-lintstertrog العربية : لما Once acclimated, it will eat any invertebrates in the tank. It has a dusky band crossing the eyes and the interorbital region. — The blue spotted ray is large in population numbers and is in no danger of extinction at this time. & R. Swainston. Pp. The blue-spotted ribbontail ray is a type of ray commonly found near coral reefs in the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean. A tank that is over 300 gallons is needed to help them feel comfortable, along with a sandy bottom and only a ledge to take refuge under. Instead, it prefers to show off its beautiful blue spots and, to stay up to the best standards, it needs the help of cleaner fish. A Safe Toy for Your Child - Builds Imagination ! Welcome to Safari Ltd! Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. It has a dusky band crossing the eyes and the interorbital region. The broad-based tail is as long as the body with a short upper caudal finfold with a longer lower finfold that ends behind the tail tip. The Bluespotted Maskray has a grey to brown disc with light blue and black spots. Usually, the ray is a solitary predator, but it sometimes swims in large groups. Thank you for reading. The blue spotted ray can produce around seven live young in every litter. Found from the intertidal zone to a depth of 30 m (100 ft), this species is common throughout the tropical Indian and western Pacific Oceans in nearshore, coral reef-associated habitats. Other common names include “bluespotted stingray” and “blue-spotted maskray.” May be confused with the bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, although blue-spotted stingray has a more angular disc and narrower tail with conspicuous black and white rings. 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