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Diamond Stingray

Diamond Stingray -
Common Name: Diamond Ray
Other Names: Butterfly Ray, Backwater Butterfly Ray
Scientific Name: Gymnura Natalensis

Habitat: Sandy beaches or offshore banks. Large specimens have been caught north of the Tugela River.

Distribution: Found right along the South African coastline.

Bait: Can be caught on sardine or lures.

Fishing Strategy: This is one of the biggest rays, it is not strong, but due to its weight it is difficult to land.

Other Information: Common ray that is caught often, especially during night fishing trips/

  • 4 - 4.5 metre beach rod
  • Heavy tackle is essential

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