Cowtail stingray 

Pastinachus sephen  Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Myliobatiformes Family: Dasyatidae Distribution and habitat It has a widespread distribution in the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific, from South Africa and the Red Seato Japan and Australia, including Melanesia and Micronesia. They are amphidromous and known to enter estuaries and rivers. They are usually found on sandy bottoms in coastal waters and on coral reefs to a depth...

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Pygmy devil ray

Mobula eregoodootenkee Class: Elasmobranchii Order: Myliobatiformes Family: Mobulidae Distribution and habitat It is endemic to the Indian Ocean and central-west Pacific Ocean. It ranges from South Africa in the west to the Philippines in the east, north to Vietnam, and south to the northern coast of Australia. About the fish It is a species of ray, that are slow-growing,...

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Flapnose ray

Rhinoptera javanica Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Myliobatiformes Family: Myliobatidae Distribution and habitat Found in the Indo- Pacific off China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Philippines, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam and possibly Australia. Its natural habitats are open seas, estuaries, and near coral reefs, over...

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Zebra shark 

(Stegostoma fasciatum) Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Orectolobiformes Family: Stegostomatidae Distribution and Habitat Found in the central, western and Indian Pacific oceans. This species is abundant in Australian coastal waters. It lives mainly over continental and insular shelves and is very common around coral reefs and sandy bottoms. It generally resides...

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Granulated guitarfish(Sharpnose guitarfish)

Glaucostegus granulatus  Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Rajiformes Family: Rhinobatidae Distribution and Habitat It is found Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Thailand and Viet Nam. Possibly occurring in China, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo), Philippines, New Guinea, and Bougainville Islands. Its natural habitats are open seas, coral reefs, and estuarine waters. It ranges from intertidal to offshore continental shelves down to 119 m. About...

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