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Near Threatened #58 Spinetail Devil Ray (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugMar 12, 2022, 5:09:45 PM

The  Spinetail Devil Ray or also known as the spinetail Mobula Ray or Japanese Mobula Ray is a species of ray that can be found in the Indo-pacific and eastern Atlantic oceans and is listed as near-threatened. 

Reasons for near-threatened status - Overfishing, bycatching.

Conservation efforts - They live in Aquariums.

Spinetail Devil Ray Facts - 

Science Name: Mobula japanica

Length: 3.1 m  Width: 2.3 m

Weight: 300 kg

Native Locations: Indo-pacific oceans, eastern Atlantic ocean

Lifespan: 15 - 20 years

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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