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Recent observations

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What

Reef Manta Ray Manta alfredi

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 7, 2016 08:44 AM ADT

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Reef Manta Ray Manta alfredi

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 7, 2016 11:32 AM ADT

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Golden Cownose Ray Rhinoptera steindachneri

Observer

juancruzado

Date

May 6, 2016 09:53 AM COT

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Little Skate Leucoraja erinacea

Observer

jordanholaday

Date

May 27, 2016 08:26 AM EDT

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Description

Decomposing skate found on beach in front of Convention Hall

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Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Observer

jokurtz

Date

April 1, 2015

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Magdalena River Ray Potamotrygon magdalenae

Date

April 15, 2016

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Description

Fotos Tomadas Por: Yulianna Olivares
Colectores: Investigadores del futuro
locales: Comerciales
Usos: Comestibles y comerciales
Descripción de la muestra
Largo total 44cm Peso 257 (g) Sexo: Hembra
Descripción del material recolectado: Es una especie de forma redonda con aletas gelatinosas que sirven para ocultarse en el fondo para atrapar sus presas o atacar algo y siempre están cubiertas de una sustancia mucosa, es de color oscuro en la parte superior y de color blanco en la parte superior, es una especie que vive al fondo de los suelos, en la región cefálica es de piel áspera, cuenta con una cola donde posee una espina cubierta por una aleta que la utiliza como defensa y al puyar expulsa un líquido mucoso que al salir del agua produce fuerte dolor, esta espina tiene forma de sierra, se diferencian del macho y la hembra porque el macho es más grande y de color más claro que la hembra y este posee dos espinas de defensa y la hebra una sola, su reproducción es ovivípara esta no hace nido para reproducirse sino que sus crías nacen eclosionadas.

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Bat Ray Myliobatis californica

Observer

sharksteward

Date

May 19, 2016

Description

Two female Myliobatus caught at the McNear Pier as part of a SharkWatch class. Measured 51 cm and 69cm wingspan. Both were released in good condition.

Learn more about sharks at your school or event at Sharkstewards.org

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Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

jhafstad

Date

May 12, 2016 11:02 AM EDT

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Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari

Date

May 18, 2016 11:10 PM EDT

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Rays Order Rajiformes

Observer

seanhiggins

Date

July 8, 2008

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Skates Family Rajidae

Observer

jonibaum

Date

March 19, 2016 12:33 PM EDT

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Reef Manta Ray Manta alfredi

Observer

maractwin

Date

April 27, 2016 09:46 AM EDT

Place

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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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