|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Urotrygonidae||Urobatis jamaicensis||(Cuvier)||1816||Yellow Stingray|
Unique Characters: Body strongly depressed, with head, trunk, and broadly expanded pectoral fins forming oval-shaped to nearly round disc. Disc not more than 1.3 times as broad as long. Tail distinctly demarcated from disc. Pectoral fins continuous along sides of head, not forming subrostral lobes or cephalic fins. Snout obtuse, rounded, or more or less pointed. Eyes and spiracles on top of head. Tail moderately slender, tapering, about as long as disc length, with 1 or more saw-edged, long, poisonous spines on medial half of length, without dorsal fin, and with well-developed caudal fin either continuous or discontinuous around tip of vertebral column. Tail length less than 1/2 total length. Dorsal lobe of caudal fin about 1/4 as high as long; dorsal and ventral lobes of caudal fin confluent.
Similar Species: None.