family Dasyatidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Dasyatidae - sting raysfamily Dasyatidae - sting rays        
fish family - any of various families of fish
Batoidei, order Batoidei, order Rajiformes, Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
stingray - large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds
Dasyatis, genus Dasyatis - type genus of the Dasyatidae
genus Gymnura, Gymnura - butterfly rays
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A revised classification of the family Dasyatidae (Chondrichthyes: Myliobatiformes) based on new morphological and molecular insights.
3.6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- Family Dasyatidae Dasyatis longa 3.8 0 -- -- 24 0.27 150.6 Dasyatis spp.
Taxonomy and phylogenetic systematic of the stingray genus Himantura (Family Dasyatidae).