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Round Stingray
Urolophus halleriRound Stingray

Appearance: This relatively flat and smooth round-bodied fish is sand colored and blends well into the sandy floors of the oceans and bays. It can grow up to 22 inches.

Range: It is found in the flat, sandy bottoms of the ocean from Monterey, California to Mazatlan, Mexico.

Diet: Benthic invertebrates and small fishes.

Interesting Facts:

  • This is the most common stingray, and causes injuries to many beach-goers each year
  • Large numbers congregate just off beaches in the shallow waters and may sting if stepped on

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