Round ray

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Original source: Round Stingray Author LASZLO ILYES from Cleveland, Ohio
Author: LASZLO ILYES from Cleveland, Ohio, USA

The Round ray lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 170 - 2050 m , usually 300 - 800 m environment.

The round rays are a family, Urolophidae, of rays found in the Indo-Pacific. As their name implies, they have disc-shaped bodies, which are formed by wide pectoral fins that merge in front of the head. More

The round stingray or Haller's round ray, Urobatis halleri, is a species of round ray, family Urolophidae, found in the coastal waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is a small, common ray that feeds mostly on benthic invertebrates. More

The round rays are a family, Urolophidae, of raysBatoidea Batoidea is a superorder of Chondrichthyes containing more than 500 described species in thirteen families. They are commonly known as rays, but that term is also used specifically for batoids in the order Rajiformes, the "true rays".... More

* One of our round rays in the Ray Touch Pool The round stingray is probably the most numerous of the rays in its distribution area and is the most likely to be involved with stingray injuries to waders and swimmers. More

The Round Ray is plain brown with yellowish spots and reticulations. It feeds during the day on small crustacens, bivalves and sand worms. The round ray may use a combination of sight, smell and vibration to detect its prey. More

Fish Identification Photos: Cortez Round Ray, Urobatis maculatus: The Cortez Round Ray is normally brown to brownish-gray in color and has a series of widely spaced, dark brown blotches and spots covering its body. More

Roger’s Round Ray Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

Family : Round rays ; Found in bays , lagoons and estuaries; also on sandy bottoms near reefs. Feeds on crustaceans and small fishes , and worms. Venomous spine on tail. More

Common names

Fylla’s rog in Dutch (Nederlands)
FyllaÇs rog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Fylla’s rog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Fyllas rokke in Danish (dansk)
Fyllasrochen in German (Deutsch)
Klingruskøta in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Pólskata in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Pyörörausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
raie ronde in French (français)
Raja listnik in Polish (polski)
Raya redonda in Spanish (español)
Round ray in English
round skate in English
Rundrocka in Swedish (Svenska)
Rundskate in Norwegian (Norsk)
sandy skate in English
叶鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
細鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
细鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
葉鰩 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rajidae
Genus : Rajella
Species : Rajella fyllae
Authority : L