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All belong to a group of fish called Elasmobranchs. These guys are pretty unique as they have no bones in their body — their skeleton is made up of flexible cartilage the bendy stuff that your ears and nose are made from! Although they look near identical, rays and skates are actually different.
There are many different types of ray including stingrays, electric rays , butterfly rays , round rays , manta rays , guitarfish and sawfish. Special gel-filled pits across the front of their face, called Ampullae of Lorenzini , allow them to pick up electrical signals from other animals when they move — cool!
Their eyes are on the topside of their body and their mouth and gills can be found underneath, so in the darker depths or murky rivers this electromagnetic sense is especially useful for searching for prey. Rays protect themselves with venomous spines or barbs in their tail. Skates rely on thorny projections on their backs and tails. Stingrays and skates feed on crustaceans , small fish , snails , clams , shrimp and other small creatures. Electric rays are named for their ability to generate and discharge a strong electric current to stun prey and for defence from potential predators.
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Fossil records date stingrays back to the Jurassic period , million years ago! Rays can vastly vary in size. The smallest ray is the short-nose electric ray which is approximately 10cm across and weighs about g. The oceanic manta ray is the largest ray reaching up to 7m in wing span and weighs 2,kg.
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