Xingu River Ray (Potamotrygon leopoldi)
Also known as the white-blotched river ray or the polka dot river ray, Potamotrygon leopoldi is a species of freshwater stingray (Potamotrygonidae) that is endemic to Brazil. Where it primarily inhabits the Xingu River Basin. P. leopoldi prefers rocky river bottoms where it finds and feeds on freshwater snails and crabs.
Despite being listed as ‘least concern’ and occupying a large basin Potamotrygon leopoldi is currently facing threats from Habitat loss.
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