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Thornback ray

The thornback ray is the most common ray species in European seas.

  • SEA LIFE Berlin, Sting bay
9953 Thornback Ray

Would you have known?

  • Male thornback rays can grow up to 70cm, while the females can even grow up to 1.2m long
  • Thornback rays prefer sandy or muddy seabeds
  • They feed mainly on crustaceans that live on the sea floor