Cownose Ray (Rhinoptera bonasus)

Cownose Ray (Rhinoptera bonasus)

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The cownose ray is a species of eagle ray found all over the east coast.  A broad flat body with winglike pectoral fins.  A long whip like tail with a barbed spine at the base of the tail.  The front of the head has an indentation creating a similar appearance to a cow's nose, hence the name cownose ray.  They are brown or brownish wiht a mustard yellow tint on their backs that fades to an all white belly.  They feed on clams ,oysters . . .

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