Sighting Detail

ID#337
ByRowan Watt-Pringle (Wildlife and Ecological Investments (WEI) via Wildlife and Ecological Investments (WEI))
DateThursday 12 March 2015
Verified
SpeciesBanded whiptail stingray (Himantura uarnak)
Quantityx1
Sexunknown
Length1.4m
TypeDiving/Snorkelling
ConfidencePretty Sure
Conditions-unknown-
VisibilityFair
Depthunknown
Seen From
LocationSodwana Bay, South Africa:  -27.529, 32.6828, Indian Ocean
Notes

Not too sure on the distinction between H.uarnak and H.leoparda - any assistance would be appreciated! Verifier Note - Himantura sp. are difficult to distinguish, but in this case given the location of the sighting, it is more likely to be H. uarnak, as you have correctly identified.