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Stingray

Dasyatidae is a family of rays, cartilaginous marine fishes, related to skates and sharks.

Some adult rays may be no larger than a human palm, while other species, like the short-tail stingray, may have a body of six feet in diameter, and an overall length, including their tail, of fourteen feet.

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