Pink wipray
  • Himantura

Maldivian Name: Naru Nagoo Madi - Habitat: Location: Very common in Maldives , but not very common in many dive sites.

  • Size: 1.8 meters.
  • Description: The pink whipray is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae, with a wide but ill-defined distribution in the tropical Indo-Pacific.
  • Diet: fish, invertebrates,
  • Feeding Habits: fast swimming , together in schools.
  • Lifespan: longer than 12 years
  • Offspring: 2.6 per litter every year

  • Status: not Threatened

  • Threatened by: human destruction, drifting nets and fishing.Alt img