Stingrays at SandBar

(Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands)

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gps   19°22'28.44" N  -  81°28'23.31" O


- Southern Stingray (Dasyatis americana)

travel notes

Stingray City is just inside a natural channel that passes through the barrier reef and consists of a string of sandbars crossing the North Sound from Morgan Harbor to Rum Point. Actually is one of the best place on earth to interact with southern stingrays, found there in abundance.

Sandbar is a second site near Rum Point Channel,  where the waters reach no more than two meters of depth , it is the best solution for photographers wishing to get great light, especially in late afternoon.

The Southern Stingray, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae found in tropical and subtropical waters of the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico. It has a flat, diamond-shaped body, with a mud brown upper-body and white underbelly. The barb on its tail is venomous and is used for self defence.