Sharks play an essential rol in the health of our oceans

Ray species

Rays can be found in all the oceans of our world, but also in brackish and fresh water.

Just like sharks, rays belong to the subclass of cartilaginous fishes (Chondrichthyes).

The X-ray of the ray below reveals a spine that extends like a tail out from the pelvic fin.









Our Dutch waters are inhabited by several ray species, of which you find a description below.










Ray species:





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