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Black-blotched Fantail Ray
They have blotches on their circular body and a fan-like tail
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Fun Facts

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Diet
They feed on bottom-dwellers such as crabs, shrimps and bivalves.
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Appearance
As these rays often glide along the seabed, they have openings near their eyes, in addition to their gills, for breathing.
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Did you know?
Their mouth on their underside lets them hunt prey in the sand.
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Diet
They feed on bottom-dwellers such as crabs, shrimps and bivalves.
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Appearance
As these rays often glide along the seabed, they have openings near their eyes, in addition to their gills, for breathing.

About Black-blotched Fantail Ray

    How They Got Their Name
    This ray gets its name from the blotches on its broad circular body and a tail that looks like a fan movement when it swims.
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Relationship with other Species

    Symbiotic Relationship
    Their broad body protects the smaller fish that swim with it and in turn these feed on parasites on the ray’s body.
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