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Is a stingray a solitary fish?
All alone: These fish are solitary creatures and come together only for breeding or migration. Stingrays go by the scientific name Myliobatoidei. They belong to the kingdom Animalia and phylum Chordata and come from the class Chondrichthyes and order Myliobatiformes.
What is another name for a stingray?
See Article History. Alternative Title: Myliobatoidei. Stingray, any of a number of flat-bodied rays noted for the long, sharp spines on their tails. They are sometimes placed in a single family, Dasyatidae, but often separated into two families, Dasyatidae and Urolophidae.
What are the characteristics of a stingray?
They are characterized by their flattened bodies and long tails, which are sometimes equipped with a defensive spine. There are eight different families of stingrays: sixgill, deepwater, stingarees, round rays, whiptail, river, butterfly, and eagle rays.
Are Stingrays carnivores?
Yes, stingrays are purely carnivorous and eat fish that are smaller in size than them. They usually eat, snails, clams, and squids besides other small sea creatures.