All these monster black stingrays were caught in South Africa (http://www.southafricasharkfishing.com)
The black stingray or longtail stingray (Dasyatis thetidis) is a species of stingray in the family Dasyatidae. this fish is is found off southern Africa, New Zealand, Australia, from tshallow water to a depth of 450 metre (1,450 feet). This bottom dweller inhabits soft sandy bottomed habitats such as reefs, lagoons, estuaries. Growing to 2 metres (6 feet) across and over 220 kilos (450 pound) in weight, the thorntail stingray is one of the largest stingrays in the world.
|DISTRIBUTION:||South Pacific Ocean|
|MAX SIZE:||450 lb / 220 kg|
|MAX LENGTH:||6 feet /2 metre|