Lesser devil ray
|Lesser devil ray|
These rays live in shallow waters and can be found singly or in large shoals. They feed on crustaceans mostly, but will sometimes feed on shoals of smaller fish. Lesser devil rays are relatively small, with a maximum width of about 120 cm (47 in). They have smaller cephalic fins than their larger manta cousins and have longer spineless tails.
The lesser devil ray has tasty flesh to some and can be a source of oil. They are known to swim at very high speeds and leap out of the water, often a great distance.
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