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Recent observations

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What

Cow-nosed Ray Rhinoptera bonasus

Observer

mako252

Date

August 29, 2016 11:35 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

toddtracks

Date

August 28, 2016 10:56 AM EDT

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What

Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

August 19, 2016 05:43 PM ADT

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What

Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Observer

henicorhina

Date

August 8, 2012 10:08 AM PDT

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What

Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana

Observer

swalmsley

Date

November 2, 2012 02:37 PM EDT

Tags

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What

Common Stingray Dasyatis pastinaca

Observer

mmarine

Date

August 14, 2016 09:40 PM SAST

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What

Round Ribbontail Ray Taeniurops meyeni

Observer

kate68

Date

August 17, 2016 10:05 AM CDT

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What

Eagle Rays Family Myliobatidae

Observer

justin78

Date

August 21, 2016 06:29 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

California Butterfly Ray Gymnura marmorata

Observer

gbentall

Date

August 17, 2016 10:02 AM MST

Description

Discarded remains (including several fetuses) found in this isolated cove along with the heads of 2 hammerhead sharks. All the rays had their wings cut off. I don't think these are Mobula---maybe one of the many stingray species in the bay?

See http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/3930012

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana

Observer

miguelyga

Date

November 6, 2014 10:29 AM CST

Place

Bahamas (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow Stingray Urobatis jamaicensis

Observer

miguelyga

Date

November 6, 2014 10:17 AM CST

Place

Bahamas (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Observer

miguelyga

Date

February 3, 2016 11:38 AM CST
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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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