stingray

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large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds

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is not the result of a collecting bias, as we have recovered many microfossils of dasyatid and gymnurid ray teeth.
Three dasyatid stingrays were trawled on different occasions during 1989-90; they were excluded from the comparison of finfish catches due to their anomalously large size (each >20 kg), which would bias the results.
Even when withdrawn, the worm is vulnerable to suction-feeding and digging predators such as dasyatid rays and skates that can heavily damage or excavate the tube (Howard and Doerjes, 1972, and pers.
Rhynchobatids (71% of the elasmobranch catch), carcharhinids (12%) and dasyatids (11%) dominated the catch (Pender et al.