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name applied to the manta 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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 and to an American species of octopusoctopus,
cephalopod mollusk having no shell, eight muscular arms or tentacles, a pouch-shaped body, and two large, highly developed eyes. The prey (crabs, lobsters, and other shellfish) is seized by the sucker-bearing arms and pulled into the web of tissue at the base of the
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True to his combative nature, he managed to keep Tampa Bay off the scoreboard after the Devil Rays built their four-run, first-inning cushion.
Two years later, Kazmir, who turned 22 in January, asked for the ball on Opening Day, taking charge of a young, but promising staff that has major league scouts actually considering the Devil Rays a threat in the near future after eight years of futility.
OK, almost everybody beats the Devil Rays, but nobody beats them like Wakefield does.
"The Giant Devil Ray Mobula mobular (Bonnaterre, 1788) is one of the charismatic animals of our oceans with recent studies suggesting that it is a cosmopolitan species.
Guide to the Manta and Devil Rays of the World includes detailed information on the identification, characteristics, threats, and distribution for each species in this family.
Devil rays, which resemble their bigger cousins, manta rays, are targeted for their gill plates, which are sold in China for use in a health tonic.
The 6-foot-2, 205-pound outfielder was chosen as player of the year for the Hudson Valley Renegades, the Devil Rays' Class A short-season affiliate in the New York-Penn League.
That's how many wins Josh Beckett has after he pitched Boston to an 8-1 victory over the Devil Rays here, moving the Sox to, possibly, within one day of clinching a playoff spot.
First At-Bat: Struck out against Rob Bell of the Devil Rays on June 20, 2003.
The outfielder was fifth on the Devil Rays with 25 runs scored.
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