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Cownose Ray

Rhinoptera bonasus


I found this stingray lying in the beach on South Padre Island. I think it was dead, as it didn't move or show any sign of life that I could tell while I was there, but I also didn't see anything "wrong" with it.


Gulf of Mexico beach, at the southern tip of Texas

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FianaShapiro 11 years ago

nice, thanks!

ClementDufour 11 years ago

it is a Cow nosed ray, its a common type of ray that often occurs in large schools.

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Spotted on May 13, 2010
Submitted on Nov 13, 2011

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