A large, plain, dark stingray with a distinct fold of skin on the underside of the tail which doesn't reach the tip. A common, widely distributed, Indo-Pacific species which may by a complex of many species. In Australia it is now refered to asÂ P. atrus.Â
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.