Atlantic Stingray Dasyatis sabina

Like sharks, Atlantic stingrays use electroreceptive organs to find their prey!

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ORIGIN:
West Atlantic coast from Chesapeake Bay to Mexico

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HABITAT:
Shallow sand and silt beds

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3-5 lbs
Length: Up to 15 in

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DIET:
Worms, oysters and crustaceans

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PREDATORS:
Sharks and alligators

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Venomous spine on tail

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REPRODUCTION:
4-month gestation

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
9 yrs

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