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Spotted Eagle Ray
Spotted Eagle RayThis ray can be easily recognised by its pointed and convex head with large eyes and broad lateral spirales. The body is diamond-shaped and has broad, pointed pectoral fins. The tail, with one, two or three denticulated spines, is about three times the length of its body. The ventral fins are broad and fleshy. The back is dark in colouring with many white spots. The disk-shaped body measures up to two and a half metres in width. It attains a total length of up to two and a half metres. It can also be found in shallow lagoons (one to five metres in depth) on sandy areas.
Whale Shark
Whale SharkThis is the world’s largest fish, and it can easily be recognised by it size. The head is flat and terminates in a large mouth, distinguished by the presence of numerous small teeth. The eyes are very small. The whale shark prefers to swim near the surface, where it feeds on small fish, cephalopods and crustaceans. The colouring is dark and light blue with distinctive white spots on the back. The belly is white. The fish is not dangerous; it grows to a length of eighteen metres.
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