Maculabatis ambigua

Maculabatis ambigua, Baraka's whipray, is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae.[1] It is found in the Western Indian Ocean: from the Red Sea south to Tanzania and the island of Zanzibar. This species reaches a length of 90 cm (35 in). [2]

Baraka's Whipray
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Dasyatidae
Genus: Maculabatis
M. ambigua
Binomial name
Maculabatis ambigua


  1. ^ Last, P.R., S.V. Bogorodsky and T.J. Alpermann, 2016. Maculabatis ambigua sp. nov., a new whipray (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Western Indian Ocean. Zootaxa 4154(1):66-78.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer; Pauly, Daniel (eds.) (2015). "Maculabatis ambigua" in FishBase. February 2015 version.