Southern Stingray

Southern Stingray

Dasyatis Americana

Life History

Description and Diagnostic Characteristics: Very similar in appearance to the Atlantic Stingray except it is larger, has a more rounded nose, and more pointed wingtips.

Size: 2-3 feet across

Age at Maturity:

Range: Florida to New Jersey

Habitat: Soft bottoms, particularly flats and shorelines

Angling Information

Bait and Tackle: Spinning or surf tackle baited with shrimp or crab

Fishing Method: Still fishing

Food Value: Good, tastes like scallops

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