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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

[sting′rā]
Etymology: AS, stingan + L, raia, ray-fish
a flat, long-tailed fish bearing barbed spines on its back that are connected to sacs of venom. Spasm of the skeletal muscles, severe local pain, seizures, and dyspnea may occur if a person's skin is broken by the spines. See also sea urchin sting.

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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TABLE 1 Fish species/species groups recorded during surveys of the Punta Leona Marine Reserve during 1995 and 2006 ID (1) Family Species/ Tg (2) Mob (3) species group 1 Acanthuridae Prionurus h m laticlavius 2 Apogonidae Apogon dovii pl s 3 Balistidae Balistes o m polylepis 4 Pseudobalistes o m naufragium 5 Sufflamen verres i m 6 Belonidae Tylosurus p m crocodilus 7 Blennidae Ophoblennius h s steindachneri 8 Carangidae Caranx p m sexfasciatus or caballus 9 Gnathanodon p m specious 10 Trachinotus p m rhodopus 11 Chaetodontidae Chaetodon i s humeralis 12 Johnrandalia o s nigrirostris 13 Cirrhitidae Cirrhitus c s rivulatus 14 Dasyatidae Dasyatis longa i m 15 Diodontidae Diodon sp.
A similar trend was also observed in other researches on other Dasyatidae species, Pastinachus atrus and Urogymnus asperrimus, in Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia (Speed et al.
Criteria Water column position Survival Range Family Species (3) (3) (2) Dasyatidae Himantura jenkinsii 1 1 * 1 Pristidae Pristis clavata 1 1 * 1 * Pristidae Pristis microdon 1 1 * 1 * Pristidae Pristis pectinata 1 1 * 1 * Pristidae Pristis zijsron 1 1 * 1 Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatum 1 1 * 1 * Scyliorhinidae Atelomycterus fasciatus 1 1 * 1 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amboinensis 1 1 * 1 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas 1 1 * 1 * Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevicaudatus 1 1 * 1 * Dasyatidae Dasyatis sp.
La mayor representatividad correspondio a la familia Dasyatidae (89,4%), siendo las especies mas abundantes D.
2004), alcanzando un poco mas de 600 kg ano-1, abundancia relativamente cercana a las registradas para la totalidad de la familia Dasyatidae (1.
III,IV ORDEN MYLIOBATIFORMES FAMILIA UROLOPHIDAE Urobatis maculatus raya redonda I (Garman, 1913) de Cortes FAMILIA DASYATIDAE Dasyatis dipterura raya latigo I (Jordan y Gilbert, 1880) diamante Dasyatis longa (Garman, 1880) raya latigo largo I FAMILIA GYMNURIDAE Gymnura marmorata raya mariposa III (Cooper, 1864) californiana FAMILIA MYLIOBATIDAE Myliobatis californica tecolote II,III Gill, 1865 Myliobatis longirostris Aguila picuda II,III Applegate y Fitch, 1964 CLASE ACTINOPTERYGII SUBCLASE NEOPTERYGII DIVISION TELEOSTEI ORDEN ELOPIFORMES FAMILIA ELOPIDAE Elops affinis Regan, 1909 machete del II Pacifico ORDEN ALBULIFORMES FAMILIA ALBULIDAE Albula esuncula macabi de Cortes I (Garman, 1899) Albula pacifica macabi de hebra I (Beebe, 1942) sp.
Carangidae Caranx vinctus Carangidae Cetengraulis mysticetus Engraulidae 11 3 Chaetodipterus zonatus Ephippidae Cynoscion phoxocephalus Sciaenidae 6 1 Cynoscion squamipinnis Sciaenidae 1 Dasyatis longus Dasyatidae 2 Diapterus aureolus Gerreidae 1 Diapteruss peruvianus Gerreidae 1 Diplectrum pacificum Serranidae Etropus crossotus Bothidae Eucinostomus argenteus Gerreidae Haemulon scuderii Haemulidae Haemulon steindachneri Haemulidae Hemicaranx leucurus Carangidae 1 Hemicaranx sp.
Phylum Chordata Clase Chondrichthyes Orden Orectolobiformes Familia Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [CT] [OO, *] Orden Lamniformes Familia Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [CT] [HQ] Orden Carcharhiniformes Familia Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1839) [CT] [BT, OO] Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) [ANF] [HQ] Orden Rajiformes Familia Narcinidae Diplobatis ommata (Jordan y Gilbert, 1890) [EP] [OO, *] Narcine entemedor Jordan y Starks, 1895 [EP] [*] Familia Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Dasyatis longus (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Familia Urolophidae Urobatis concentricus Osburn y Nichols, 1916 [EP] [BT, OO, *] Urobatis maculatus Garman.