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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana

Observer

david183

Date

July 24, 2016 11:20 AM EDT

Description

Kayak fishing along the oyster bar

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 04:32 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Caught in a trawl.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thornback Guitarfish Platyrhinoidis triseriata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 23, 2016 03:35 PM PDT

Description

Caught in a trawl.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

marisa_a

Date

July 23, 2016 03:32 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 12:00 PM ART

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:56 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 11:14 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

What

Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

July 21, 2016 10:17 AM ART

Photos / Sounds

What

Thornback Guitarfish Platyrhinoidis triseriata

Observer

leptonia

Date

July 21, 2016 04:56 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bat Ray Myliobatis californica

Observer

leptonia

Date

July 21, 2016 05:46 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

bluntnose stingray Dasyatis say

Observer

mako252

Date

April 7, 2016 11:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Stingray Dasyatis sabina

Observer

mako252

Date

April 7, 2016 12:19 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Rajiformes is one of the four orders in the superorder Batoidea, flattened cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. Rajiforms are distinguished by the presence of greatly enlarged pectoral fins, which reach as far forward as the sides of the head, with a generally flattened body. The undulatory pectoral fin motion diagnostic to this taxon is known as rajiform locomotion. The eyes and spiracles are located on the upper surface of the head and the gill slits are...

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