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    Dasyatis say

    Color brownish dorsally and whitish ventrally. Broad rounded disc.  Snout short, relatively
    blunt (hence the name 'bluntnose').  Spine near base of long whip like tail.  Well developed
    dorsal and ventral fin folds on tail which are dark brown to black in color.

    Inhabits coastal waters including ocean beaches, bays, estuaries, and river mouths.  
    Generally found near shore on grass and sand/mud flats.

    Bottom feeder.  Feeds on small fish, clams, marine worms, and crustaceans (i.e. shrimp,

    Aplacental viviparity. Two to four pups per litter.

    Wingspan up to 3 feet.

    Human Factors
    Non-aggressive species of little danger to humans with the exception of their defensive
    venomous barb located near the base of the tail.  Avoid handling or exercise extreme
    caution. Do the "Stingray shuffle".

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