Official Yepezi Type Ray Thread

FishDog

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**This is the official Yepezi type ray thread. There are many ray variations that can't be ID'd with the info we have available to us. This thread is for all the rays that fall into the category of the Yepezi type. Please post pics you your rays with the size and sex. This is for ID purposes so please, no comments**


Potamotrygon Yepezi


Common Names: Marcaibo River Ray

Distribution: Marcaibo Region, Venezuela

Maximum Size (Disc Width): (?)

Juvenile Tank Footprint:
72x24

Adult Tank Footprint: 96"x36"

Feeding Habits: unknown.

Info: The 'True' Potamotrygon Yepezi is found in the rivers draining into a large body of water called Lake Maracaibo. Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake in south america, and has a straight 31 miles long that connects it to the Gulf of Venezuela.
 

andersp90

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That is not a true yepezi.

Its "just" an sp. from colombia sold as yepezi.
 

avishay

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Here is my 7'' male. WC from Peru. Grows very slowly (I have him for a year and a half), still not sexually mature. Extremelly active - almost never sleeps.
Avishay

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