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Rays

There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!

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Rays

There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!

Just like Sharks, Rays don’t have a bony skeleton. Instead, their skeleton is made of cartilage (just like our nose and ears!) This makes them lighter so it is easier for Rays to glide through the ocean.

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Rays

There are over 500 different species of Rays and Skate in our oceans and rivers. Their closest relative is the Shark; Rays evolved from Sharks around 150 million years ago!

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Makita

Discover our one and only Largetooth saw fish in Thailand!

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Stingray

Stingrays get their name from the stinging barb at the base of their tail. When they feel threatened Stingrays can whip up their tail to puncture their pursuer with their spiny, venomous barb.

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Eagle Ray

A majestic Eagle Ray swims like a flying bird. This peaceful fish protects itself with a venomous spine at the base of its tail.

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Shovel Nose Ray

A cartilage species in the ray family which spends most of its time on the ocean floor, using the bottom part of its mouth to catch crustaceans.

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Bowmouth Guitarfish

This wonderfully bizarre animal is called a Bowmouth Guitarfish. Though it is classified as a Ray, really it is half Ray and half Shark! Rays evolved from Sharks but this species stopped somewhere…

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