Freshwater Stingray and "Patin"

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Freshwater Stingray and "Patin"

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First time I witnessed a freshwater stingray. This one was caught by two anglers after the afternoon downpour today. I googled and it seem to be a Motoro Stingray. They also caught a catfish which looks like a Patin. Interesting catch within 30 mins. Earthworm was used as bait.
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Thanks for sharing these catches, do you mind if I use them for HLF? The ray is Motoro for sure, released by fish hobbyists. If possible, don't release these invasive species back into the waters.

For the catfish, I am not too certain if it's a Patin. I'll try to look it up, catfish family is big and they can look similar.

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Yes. Please feel free to use those photos.
I didn't know the Motoro ray is a invasive species. Can they be eaten?

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Thanks for letting me use your photos, would happen to have a higher resolution of this ray without its tail being cropped off?

The ray does have venomous sting like many stingrays but I doubt it can't be eaten (don't take my word for it). It's more widely regarded as as a pet locally. :sweatdrop:

There were in the news a while back you can read more about them in the links below:
https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... -stingrays
https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... e-barbecue

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Yes. I have a few more photos but it appear there is a limit on the file size. I could email to you if you let me know your email address. Thanks.
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Thanks mtan8, sorry for not replying earlier. This is a good picture, though I would love one with higher resolution. Please email any additional images to handlinefishing@gmail.com, your contribution is very much appreciated. :cool: :thumbsup:

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Peace wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:23 pm
Thanks for sharing these catches, do you mind if I use them for HLF? The ray is Motoro for sure, released by fish hobbyists. If possible, don't release these invasive species back into the waters.

For the catfish, I am not too certain if it's a Patin. I'll try to look it up, catfish family is big and they can look similar.
Hi man the catfish is a Chrysichthys auratus aka nile golden catfish, we have a shoal of them in the Kallang waterway

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