Rajidae spp

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Vulnerability
Near Threatened Near threatened species

Information

Rajidae have developed hard rounded teeth for crushing the shells of species such as snails, clams, oysters, crustaceans. Some species eat fish. Manta rays feed on plankton.

Localization

Most species live on the sea floor, in a variety of geographical regions — many in coastal waters, few live in deep waters. Rajidae have a cosmopolitan distribution, in tropical and subtropical marine environments, temperate or cold-water species.

Environment

Marine

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