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stingray

(stĭng′rā′)
n.
Any of various rays chiefly of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail armed with one or more venomous spines used for defense. Also called stingaree.

stingray

(stĭng′rā)
Any of the rays of the family Dasyatidae with wide pectoral fins that resemble wings. Venom glands are located in the spine running along the top of its whiplike tail; severe injuries can be inflicted if this spine penetrates the skin.
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Aspectos biologicos de las rayas Dasyatis guttata y Dasyatis americana (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) capturadas por la pesqueria artesanal de la Isla de Margarita, Venezuela.
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Caracteres diferenciales del neurocraneo y el encefalo de Narcine brasiliensis (Narcinidae), Rhinobatos lentiginosus (Rhinobatidae), Raja texana (Rajidae), Urotrygon chilensis (Urotrygonidae), Dasyatis sabina (Dasyatidae) y Gymnura micrura (Gymnuridae).
Taxonomy and phylogenetic systematic of the stingray genus Himantura (Family Dasyatidae).
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These included Raja spp., Scyliorhinus spp., Torpedo spp., Isurus oxyrinchus, Galeus melastomus, Dasyatidae, Hexanchus griseus, Lamna nasus, Cetorhinus maximus, Echinorhinus brucus, and Etmopterus spp.
A Case of hermaphroditism in Tortonese's stingray, Dasyatis tortonesei (Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes: Dasyatidae) from the Lagoon of Bizerte, Tunisia.
Por exemplo, bagre (Ariidae), camurupim (Megalopidae), camurim (Centropomidae) e arraia de croa (Dasyatidae), se reproduzem no inverno; tainha (Mugilidae) e sardinha (Clupeidae e Engraulidae) se reproduzem no verao.
Family Species Jan Feb Mar Dasyatidae Dasyatis sabina 0 0 0 Dasyatis say 0 0 0 Ophichthidae Myrophis punctatus 0 0 0 Clupeidae Harengula jaguana 0 0 0 Brevoortia spp.
Unidentified shark 5 Negaprion brevirostris Lemon shark Sphyrnidae, Hammerhead sharks 6 Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead 7 Sphyrna tiburo Bonnethead Dasyatidae, Stingrays 8 Dasyatis spp.
The southern stingray, Dasyatis americana (Hildebrand & Schroeder, 1928) is one of the most common members of Dasyatidae family (Last & Stevens, 1994).