This is an extremely variable species that, along with other members of the family, is becoming increasingly popular. Stingrays are most definitely not suitable for new aquarists and should in any case be treated with caution because of the dangers posed by the sting. Seek specialist advice and consult specialist literature before purchase.
[Ebook] Encyclopedia of Aquarium & Pond Fish – Directory of Freshwater Fish – Other American species
This varied selection of popular American species demonstrates the amazing adaptability of fish. For example, the Amazon Puffer, whose relatives are confined to marine and brackish waters, has changed its body chemistry to enable it to exploit salt-free environments.