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Taeniura lymma, Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray Scott W. Michael

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Bottom-dwelling elasmobranchs (fishes with cartilaginous skeletons), the Whiptail Rays require large aquariums with plenty of open substrate and expert care and feeding. They are viviparous, producing relatively few live-born young over a lifetime.


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Taxonomic rank: Family
Superfamily: Dasyatoidea
Common name: Whiptail Stingrays

Total known Total profiles
Subfamilies 0 0
Genera 6 1
Species 68 1

Captive care: Not recommended for most home aquarists. These animals have poor survival rates in captivity.

Feeding: Carnivores.

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