Category: ‘Rays’

  • Bat Ray 7672780738 O

    Bat Ray

    Myliobatis californica
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    Description Pectoral fin tips rounded Subrostral lobe (beak) short and rounded Small dorsal fin positioned just behind the posterior edge of the pelvic fins Dorsum uniformly brown, olive, or black Disc width more than 1.5 x length Long slender whip-like tail with elongated finely serrated …

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  • Round Stingray 7672919968 O

    Round Stingray

    Urobatis halleri
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    Description Circular disc, no dorsal fin, tail shorter than disc length, sting present on tail Dorsum smooth (no tubercles) Color variable, may be plain brown or pale base with covering pattern of small dark spots and underlying dark blotches ┬áVentrum pale Range This species is …

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  • Shovelnose Guitarfish 7672984000 O

    Shovelnose Guitarfish

    Rhinobatos productus
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    Description Body disc longer than width Snout pointed with slight concavity before rounded tip Body tapers into broad tail topped by two dorsal fins of equal size Thorns (enlarged denticles) around eyes and extending in a single row along centre line of back and tail …

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  • Thornback Ray 7669343154 O

    Thornback Ray

    Platyrhinoidis triseriata
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    Description Rounded disc slightly wider than long with rounded anterior edge which has a thin white margin Three pronounced rows of tubercles (spines) run along back and tail from behind eyes Tail broad with two well developed, rounded dorsal fins of roughly equal size set …

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