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Round stingray

Urobatus halleri

Description:

"Round stingray or Haller's round ray is a species of round ray, family Urotrygonidae, found in the coastal waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is a small, common ray that feeds mostly on benthic invertebrates. On the beaches of southern California, it is responsible for numerous injuries to bathers, who are stung when they accidentally step on the fish. The wound caused by its venomous spine can be painful, but is non-fatal." - Wikipedia

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California, USA

Spotted on Apr 29, 2015
Submitted on May 3, 2015

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