Speaking of new genera

Stingrays always look so awesome on x-rays.  Look at this beauty in a new New Scientist article about a new Zootaxa article on a new genus of stingrays, Heliotrygon.  Beautiful aren’t they?

Heliotrygon, a new genus of Amazon freshwater stingray

Alistair Dove (149 Posts)

Dr. Alistair Dove is a systematic and ecological parasitologist by training, with broader research interests in the natural history and health of marine animals, especially whale sharks. He is currently Director of Research and Conservation at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta USA. His comments here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Georgia Aquarium

4 Replies to “Speaking of new genera”

  1. Absolutely gorgeous! I love fish x-rays – they’re always very striking images. Someone should publish a coffee table book of them…

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