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Rays in Indonesian Aquaria

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by Fargusno, 1 Nov 2020.

  1. Fargusno

    Fargusno Well-Known Member

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    Kinda related to the Sharks in Indonesian Aquaria thread. Please note that Rhinopristiformes (wedgefish/rhino rays, guitarfish and sawfish) are included as well.

    Jakarta Aquarium:
    • Mangrove Whipray (Urogymnus granulatus)
    • Pink Whipray (Himantura fai)
    • Jenkins Whipray (Himantura jenkinsii)
    • Dwarf Whipray (Himantura walga)
    • Leopard Whipray (Himantura leoparda)
    • Red Stingray (Hemitrygon akajei)
    • Cowtail Stingray (Pastinachus sephen)
    • Blue-spotted Ribbontail Ray (Taeniura lymma)
    • Indo-Pacific Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus ocellatus)
    • Long-headed Eagle Ray (Aetobatus flagellum)
    • Flapnose Ray (Rhinoptera javanica)
    • Bigtooth River Stingray (Potamotrygon henlei)
    • White-spotted Wedgefish (Rhynchobatus australiae)
    • Bowmouth Guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma)
    • Giant Shovelnose Ray (Glaucostegus typus)
    Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Dunia Air Tawar);
    • Xingu River Stingray (Potamotrygon leopoldi)
    • Ocellate River Stingray (Potamotrygon motoro)
    • Pearl River Stingray (Potamotrygon jabuti)
    SeaWorld Ancol:
    • Mangrove Whipray (Urogymnus granulatus)
    • Jenkins Whipray (Himantura jenkinsii)
    • Leopard Whipray (Himantura leoparda)
    • Cowtail Stingray (Pastinachus sephen)
    • Round Ribbontail Ray (Taeniura meyeni)
    • Blue-spotted Ribbontail Ray (Taeniura lymma)
    • Indo-Pacific Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus ocellatus)
    • Long-headed Eagle Ray (Aetobatus flagellum)
    • Flapnose Ray (Rhinoptera javanica)
    • Bigtooth River Stingray (Potamotrygon henlei)
    • White-spotted Wedgefish (Rhynchobatus australiae)
    • Bowmouth Guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma)
    Formerly housed:
    • Giant Freshwater Whipray (Urogymnus polylepis)
    • Largetooth Sawfish (Pristis microdon)
    • White-edged Freshwater Whipray (Himantura signifer)
    • Kuhl's Maskray (Neotrygon kuhlii)
    • Club-nosed Shovelnose Ray (Glaucostegus thouin)
    Compared to sharks, rays in Indonesian aquaria are more diverse, since they're much easier to keep and much resilient than their toothy relatives.
     
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  2. Fargusno

    Fargusno Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, but SeaWorld Ancol no longer houses Potamotrygon rays as of 2016 (damn Zoochat won't let me edit after leaving the post for a day)
     
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