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Recent observations

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What

Thornback Guitarfish Platyrhinoidis triseriata

Observer

alikat

Date

June 27, 2016 10:53 AM PDT

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What

Spiny Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela

Observer

spusey

Date

June 20, 2016 11:42 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4.5-5 feet in diameter of body

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Observer

marthar

Date

December 29, 2015 05:17 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Observer

davidr

Date

August 15, 2015 01:09 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

calopteryx

Date

May 14, 2016 01:30 PM EDT

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What

Bat Ray Myliobatis californica

Observer

cae1

Date

June 18, 2016

Description

Swimming back and forth along the shore.

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus ocellatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 11, 2016 09:05 AM EDT

Description

Dive site Little Tunnels, max depth 88 ft / 27 m.

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Stingray Dasyatis americana

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 13, 2016 03:49 PM EDT

Description

Snorkeling in at most 15 ft / 5 m of water.

With numerous fish friends.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bat Ray Myliobatis californica

Observer

damontighe

Date

June 14, 2016 09:23 AM PDT

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What

Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

cizauskas

Date

June 4, 2016 02:13 PM PDT

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What

Manta Ray Manta birostris

Observer

linaosman

Date

April 14, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Manta Rays came to their "Cleaning Stations" near Koh Bon in Thailand and we happened to be diving in the area. Beautiful, friendly creatures and were not afraid of coming close to us.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Haller's Round Ray Urobatis halleri

Date

June 12, 2016 12:38 PM PDT
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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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