Award-Winning Picture of a Kuhl’s Stingray
A Kuhl’s stingray (Neotrygon kuhlii) Kuhl’s Maskray due to its darker spot over its eyes. Often to see embedded in the sand during the day. This one though was swimming freely inside a cave looking for food.
Maximum disk width is estimated 46.5 cm (18.3 in). The Kuhl’s stingray preys on many fish and small mollusks.
Kuhl’s maskray is ovoviviparous. The embryos are retained in eggs within the mother’s body until they are ready to hatch. The embryos receive nourishment from the mothers’ uterine fluid. Mothers give birth to up to seven pups per litter; these pups range from 6 to 13 in (150 to 330 mm) long at birth.
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