Kōrero: Sharks and rays

Long-tail stingray

Long-tail stingray

Fully grown long-tail stingrays measure 4 metres. They inhabit the sea floor along the coastline and on continental shelves in parts of the southern hemisphere’s temperate zones. Stingrays ripple the outer edges of their disc-like bodies to thrust forward.

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Photograph by Malcolm Francis

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Sharks and rays - Rays and skates', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5349/long-tail-stingray (accessed 23 March 2023)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006