Rajiformes is an order of fish, the skates, rays and swordfish, and includes the families Anacanthobatidae, Dasyatidae, Gymnuridae, Hexatrygonidae, Myliobatidae, Plesiobatidae, Potamotrygonidae, Rajidae, Rhinobatidae and Urolophidae.
Atlantic Devil Ray
Photographs of Mobula hypostoma and information on its biology and interactions with humans.
Atlantic Stingray (Dasyatis sabina)
Facts and photos of this freshwater stingray.
Barn-door Skate: Raja laevis
Illustration and description of this species, its habits and its general range in the North Atlantic.
Barndoor Skate
Photograph of Dipturus laevis and information on its habitat and range, biology, reproduction and conservation status.
Bat Ray
Several photographs of Myliobatis californica and information on its habitat and range in the Pacific Ocean, its biology, food habits and reproduction.
Big Skate
Several photographs of Raja binoculata and information on its habitat and range, biology, reproduction and interaction with humans.
Big Skate: Raja binoculata
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Big Skate: Raja ocellata
Illustration and description of this species, also known as the spotted, winter or eyed skate, its habits and its general range in the North Atlantic.
Blue-Spotted Stingray
Project by Alyssa Korsch on Taeniura lymma, with information on its classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition and reproduction.
Blue-spotted Stingray: Taeniura lymma
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Bowmouth Guitarfish: Rhina ancylostoma
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Brier Skate: Raja eglanteria
Illustration and description of this species and its occurrence in the Gulf of Maine.
Bullnose Stingray
Several photographs of Myliobatis freminvilli and information on its habitat, range and biology.
Clearnose Skate
Several photographs of Raja eglanteria, drawings of its teeth and anatomy, and information on its habitat and range, biology and reproduction.
Common Skate: Dipturus batis
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Cow-nosed Ray
An illustration and description of this species, Rhinoptera bonasus, and information on its range.
Cownose Ray
Several photographs of Rhinoptera bonasus and information on its habitat and range, biology, reproduction, food habits and interaction with humans.
Cownose Ray: Rhinoptera bonasus
Video, photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Dasyatis americana
Taxonomy and photograph of the southern stingray.
Dasyatis americana: Southern Stingray
Research project by Nicole Long at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Dasyatis sabina: Atlantic Stingray
Information on this species, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology, physical tolerances, community ecology and special status.
Devil Ray
Illustration and description of this species and its general range.
Eagle Ray
Photographs and information from Wikipedia on this family of fish, the Myliobatidae, with details of the seven genera included in it.
Giant Devilray: Mobula mobular
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Giant Guitarfish: Rhynchobatus djiddensis
Video, photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Green Sawfish: Pristis zijsron
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Javanese Cownose Ray: Rhinoptera javanica
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Knifetooth Sawfish: Anoxypristis cuspidata
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Leopard Skate: Raja garmani
Illustration and description of this species and its occurrence in the Gulf of Maine.
Little Skate
Several photographs of Leucoraja erinacea, drawings of its teeth and information on its habitat and range, biology and reproduction.
Little Skate: Raja erinacea
Illustration and description of this species, also known as the Common Skate, its habits and its general range on the Atlantic Coast of North America.
Longnose Skate
Several photographs of Raja rhina and information on its habitat and range, biology, reproduction and interaction with humans.
Manta Ray
Photographs and information on this enormous fish, Manta birostris, which is found typically around coral reefs.
Manta Ray: Manta birostris
Research project by Patrick Isaacs at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
Manta Ray: Manta birostris
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Ocellate River Stingray: Potamotrygon motoro
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Photos of Rays
Photos of a number of rays and mantas.
Rajiformes
Article from Wikipedia on this order of fish which includes the families Anacanthobatidae, Dasyatidae, Gymnuridae, Hexatrygonidae, Myliobatidae, Plesiobatidae, Potamotrygonidae, Rajidae, Rhinobatidae and Urolophidae.
Roundel Skate
Several photographs of Raja texana and information on its habitat and range in the Gulf of Mexico, its biology and reproduction.
Shovelnose Guitarfish: Rhinobatos productus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Skate
Photographs and information from Wikipedia on these cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae.
Skates: Family Rajidae
Description of seven species of Skate that occur in the Gulf of Maine.
Smalleyed Ray: Raja microocellata
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Smalltooth Sawfish: Pristis pectinata
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Smooth-tailed or Prickly Skate: Raja senta
A description and drawing of this species and information on its habits, range and occurrence in the Gulf of Maine.
Spotted Eagle Ray
Several photographs of Aetobatus narinari and information on its habitat and range, food habits and reproduction.
Sting Ray: Dasyatis centroura
Description and illustration of this species characterized by its whiplash-like tail, and information on its range.
Thornback Ray: Platyrhinoidis triseriata
Photographic image of this species.
Thornback Skate: Raja clavata
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Thorny Skate
Several photographs of Amblyraja radiata and information on its habitat and range, biology and reproduction.
Thorny Skate: Raja radiata
A drawing of this species which is characterised by its conspicuous thorns, its description, habits and range.
Winter Skate
Several photographs of Leucoraja ocellata including one of a six month old embryo, and information on its habitat and range, biology and reproduction.
Extreme diving behaviour in devil rays links surface waters and the deep ocean
Nature Communication reports on the speed and depth of diving of Chilean devil rays. (July 01, 2014)
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