IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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The spotted ray is named after the black spots on its back. With the exception of the small spines found on its 'face' and and the 50 spines in the middle of its back running to its tail, it is a very smooth ray. The facial spines on adult animals extend behind the eyes while on they are only found on the front part of the snout on young rays. Young spotted rays eat shrimp while older specimen eat larger crustaceans, worms and fish.


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