genus Dasyatis


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Noun1.genus Dasyatis - type genus of the Dasyatidaegenus Dasyatis - type genus of the Dasyatidae  
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Dasyatis centroura, roughtail stingray - one of the largest stingrays; found from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras
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Taxonomy of the genus Dasyatis (Elasmobranchii, Dasyatididae) from the North Pacific.
The genus Neotrygon Castelnau was resurrected as a valid generic name for a group of maskrays by Last & White (2008), whose members were previously assigned to the genus Dasyatis. These authors provided a definition of this genus and description of a new species, and listed four valid nominal species: the Australian endemics N.
The bony fish and cartilaginous fish prey of the white shark includes a variety of sizes from small to large, and includes pelagic, demersal and benthic species, such as anchovies (family Engraulidae), hakes (genus Merluccius), barracudas (family Sphyraenidae), tuna (genus Thunnus), scorpionfish (genua Scorpaena), swordfish (Xiphias gladius), stingrays (genus Dasyatis), and many others.