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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

john8

Date

September 28, 2014 12:01 PM PDT

Description

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

Photos / Sounds

Pict0789

What

Fantail Stingray Pastinachus sephen

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 7, 2014 11:30 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

Pict0664

What

Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray Taeniura lymma

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

August 6, 2014 11:30 AM EET

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 24, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Description

Caught locally, held in tank.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

gbentall

Date

September 25, 2014 09:47 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray Taeniura lymma

Observer

kerejoo

Date

November 18, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Guitarfish Rhinobatos lentiginosus

Observer

fundacionmalpelo

Date

April 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Small female covered in sand resting.

Observation was done during the 1st Colombian Scientific Expedition to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cow-nosed Ray Rhinoptera bonasus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

September 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Outer Banks Fishing Pier

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bat ray Myliobatis californica

Observer

wildmarin

Date

September 13, 2014 06:30 PM PDT

Description

Bat rays swim into the channel beneath the foot bridge to Indian Beach in Tomales Bay State Park - along the path from Heart's Desire Beach. The channel is only about 5 feet wide, so they are easy to see there.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

rdm24

Date

September 13, 2014 02:34 PM PDT

Description

Probably a sting ray. Can anyone ID?

Not a great photo, and I had to photoshop the hell out of it to make it visible.

Photos / Sounds

14954508998_f37582cefc_s

What

Clearnose Skate Raja eglanteria

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 4, 2014

Place

Woods Hole (Google, OSM)

Description

This specimen was hatched from an embryo collected by dredge in Vineyard Sound. Very pretty young skate.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 3, 2014 09:19 AM EDT

Description

Big rough tail stingray collected on Gemma while getting squid today. Appears to be a male (note claspers in the ventral image). Specimen was released.

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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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