Stringray, Atlantic

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Stringray, Atlantic

Avg. Length


Avg. Weight

1 -3lbs

World Record

10lbs 12oz

FL Record


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Scientific Name

Dasyatis sabina


The Atlantic Stingray, a smaller ray than most, can be picked out by its long rippling fins located on the underside of its body. It has a longer snout and rounded flattened teeth. It comes equipped with a long tail and spine that may have splotches of gray coloration on it.

Habitat & Behaviour

Atlantic Stingray take their name from their residence in the warm waters of the Atlantic. Due to their preference for warm waters they migrate south in the winter time.

Natural Prey

The Atlantic Stingray feeds on invertebrates like worms and clams that often need to be uncovered in sandy bottoms.

Handling Tips

Handle with extreme caution. Recommended to net them, be careful they have spines with barbs on the tail that are poisonous and can cause intense pain or worse. If harvesting, remove sharp spine with pliers. Some small teeth but small mouth – gaff in nose in front of mouth.