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Whiptail stingray

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  • Whiptail Stingrays are widely spread. They live in the Indo-Pacific region and on the coasts of Australia. But there are also species in the Atlantic and the North Sea.
  • They have five gill slits, no dorsal or caudal fin
  • The tail spines are partially barbed and covered by glandular tissue that contains poison. The tail spine is mainly used for security purposes.