devil ray


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devil ray

n.
1. Any of various rays of the genus Mobula, having cephalic fins that project forward, giving the appearance of horns.
2. See manta.

devil ray

n
(Animals) another name for manta1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.devil ray - small manta (to 4 feet) that travels in schoolsdevil ray - small manta (to 4 feet) that travels in schools
manta ray, manta, devilfish - extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
genus Mobula, Mobula - type genus of the Mobulidae
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Gordon, 45, is put to the test trying to film Chilean devil ray fish, which gather in large schools near the Azores archipelago in the North Atlantic.
To be honest, I was a little surprised to get the award,' said Royster, one of 50 Devil Ray prospects participating in the organization's instructional league in Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay never had more than one runner on base in any inning, and Iwamura was the only Devil Ray to reach scoring position.
At least I didn't kill a devil ray," said the Dodgers' Luis Gonzalez, whose two-run homer splashed down directly into their tank.
by Hretz Gaza fishermen have caught more than 200 Devil Rays over the past two days, a rare haul that was proudly displayed on the beach before being carried off to market on donkey carts.
For ten years, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ambled up to home plate and struck out.
I believe the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the DAV Day at the Ballpark should be commended.
Boston resurrected some of the late-inning thunder that had been a trademark of its playoff teams of the past, coming back from a 6-5 deficit in the ninth to beat the Devil Rays, 8-6.
Lackey pitched eight strong innings before he turned the ball over to closer Francisco Rodriguez, who recorded his 36th save as the Angels held on to beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2-1 in front of 36,313 at Angel Stadium.
Oakland's Mark Ellis skidded 67 points, while Jason Lane of the Astros and Jonny Gomes of the Devil Rays each tailed off 66 points.
In El Portugues, a small fishing camp in Mexico's Baja California Sur, moustachioed fishermen with tobacco-colored skin glide to shore in 21-foot panga boats and unload their modest catch of small sharks and devil rays.