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☀ Stingrays are from the Myliobatiformes family.
☀ There are many different types of ray including electric rays, stingrays, butterfly rays, manta rays, round rays, guitarfish, and sawfish.
☀ There are around 200 different stingray species.
☀ The sensors of Stingrays called ampullae of Lorenzini.
☀ The Scientific name of Stingrays is Myliobatoidei.
☀ The largest species of stingray measure 6.5 feet in length.
☀ The groups of Stingrays are known as schools.
☀ The diet of Stingrays consists of a wide variety of other sea creatures like mollusks, oysters, clams, snails, crabs and some other species of fish.
☀ The common name of Stingrays is Stingrays.
☀ Stingrays use this spine to defend them from predators.
☀ Stingrays use sensors to sense the electrical signals emitted by their prey.
☀ Stingrays swim in interesting patterns like creating wave-like patterns with their body.
☀ Stingrays swim by moving flippers up and down.
☀ Stingrays spent most of their time on the ocean floor.
☀ Stingrays is the type of Fish.
☀ Stingrays have very tough, leathery skin.
☀ Stingrays have gill slides and nostrils on the bottom side of their body.
☀ Stingrays give birth each year.
☀ Stingrays give birth 2 and 6 babies a year
☀ Stingrays eat their food by crashing with their powerful jaws.
☀ Stingrays eat shrimp, clams, and mussels.
☀ Stingrays don’t use their eyes to find prey.
☀ Stingrays do not have bones like other fish.
☀ Stingrays can weigh up to 790 pounds.
☀ Stingrays can live between 15 and 25 years in the wild.
☀ Stingrays can feel the electrical currents a fish produces when it swims.
☀ Stingrays can be found in tropical and subtropical waters.
☀ Stingrays belong to a group of fish called Elasmobranchs.
☀ Stingrays are solitary.
☀ Stingrays are commonly eaten in Malaysia and Singapore.
☀ Stingrays are closely related to sharks.
☀ Stingrays are a carnivorous animal.
☀ Stingrays actually do generate electricity.
☀ Stingray’s bodies are formed up of the same type of cartilage in our ears and noses.
☀ Stingray‘s long tails usually have a spine.
☀ Stingray venom is fatal to humans.
☀ Stingray skin is often used on Japanese swords.
☀ Steve Irwin’s death was only the third known stingray death in Australian waters.
☀ Sometimes, stingrays are called whip-tail rays.
☀ Rays have been known to store sperm and not give birth until the timing is right.
☀ Mouths are located on the bottom side of their body.
☀ Many of Stingrays do not have the ability to sting.
☀ Male southern rays are 2-3 feet across. Whereas, females are 4 feet across.
☀ Like a chameleon, Stingrays can change their color.
☀ Greek dentists once used Stingrays as an anesthetic.
☀ Color and shape of their body permit them to slip under the sand and become invisible.
☀ About 3% of stingray species are only capable to live in fresh water.
☀ Stingray’s eyes are on top of their body.