stingray

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stingray:

see rayray,
extremely flat-bodied cartilaginous marine fish, related to the shark. The pectoral fins of most rays are developed into broad, flat, winglike appendages, attached all along the sides of the head; the animal swims by rippling movements of these wings.
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stingray

[′stiŋ‚rā]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various rays having a whiplike tail armed with a long serrated spine, at the base of which is a poison gland.

stingray

any ray of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail bearing a serrated venomous spine capable of inflicting painful weals on man
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The reproductive cycle is synchronous in several dasyatid species, D.
americana has the highest fecundity reported among captive dasyatid rays (maximum 10), and among the highest fecundity reported in the wild for dasyatids (maximum 7).
In general, the reproductive parameters of dasyatid species are similar to that of shark species with low biological productivity (Walker, 1998).