electric ray

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any sluggish bottom-dwelling ray of the order Torpediniformes having a rounded body and electric organs on each side of the head capable of emitting strong electric discharges

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And so too when one treads for the fifth time on an electric ray.
Conversely, depth was a factor that significantly influenced maturity ratios of brown smoothhound, rasptail skate, and giant electric ray.
A systematic revision of the electric ray genus Narcine Henle, 1834 (Chondrichthyes: Torpediniformes: Narcinidae), and the higher-level phylogenetic relationships of the orders of elasmobranch fishes (Chondrichthyes).
Divers Gareth Laurenson was fishing for scallops in St Experts at the NAFC Marine Centre in Shetland are examining A SKIPPER had a shock catch off Shetland - an electric ray that can deliver a 220-volt blast.
shark, electric ray, electric catfish and electric eel).
A similar result was previously found for other ray species, the electric ray Discopyge tschudii (Arrighetti et al.
Electric shock tactics The electric eel, found in South American rivers, and the electric ray or torpedo sh, found in warm ocean waters all over the world, have special organs made of muscle and nerve tissue which can emit a pulse of electricity which they use to stun their prey.
The Pacific Electric Ray is the only one of its species at Aquarium of the Bay and joins the aquarium's 20,000 aquatic animals.
rier that ale in market e Like the petrol version, the electric Ray won't be coming to the r o l the Ray be g to the UK - at least not in the foreseeable future.
From Cacharel to Gucci, splashes of lemon yellow, lime green, blistering orange and electric blue hit the S/S catwalks like an electric ray of sunshine," says Max Factor's Caroline Barnes.
From Cacharel to Gucci, splashes of yellow, lime, orange and blue hit the catwalks like an electric ray of sunshine," said Max Factor's Caroline Barnes.
The 32-year-old decided to have a quick look but the livewire electric ray stunned him when he tried to pick it up.
He was taking part in the Guernsey West Coast SAC specimen hunt when a 7lb 10oz 12dms marbled electric ray took his worm bait.
A big electric ray can dish out a jolt that is equivalent to sticking fingers in an electric light socket.
These were made up of diamond and electric rays, sand shark, and a monster 250lb honeycomb ray taken by Andy Rutherford after an epic struggle, with all the fish being returned.