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Range Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Habitat Tropical freshwater rivers. They prefer calm waters, especially on the sandy edges of lagoons, brooks and streams
Conservation Status Not Listed
Scientific Name Potamotrygon motoro
Did You Know? Freshwater rays are ovoviviparous meaning they produce young by means of eggs that are hatched within the body of the parent. Females give birth to an average of 7 pups, but can produce up to 20.