Stingrays can be found in many of the world’s oceans, but are most common in coastal tropical and subtropical waters. They spend most of their time inactive, buried in the sand, and often only move with the sway of the tide. In this post, we’re going to take a look at stingray migration, and answer […]
Stingrays are some of the most interesting animals in the ocean. With over 60 different species ranging from large and small, they are abundant creatures that are shy, gentle, and non-aggressive. These animals are often feared for their barbs that can be used as a defensive mechanism, but stingrays are much more passive than you
Many people are terrified of stingrays because of their reputation for stinging people with their barbs. But most don’t know that these gentle creatures are actually shy, not aggressive, and generally harmless. Yes, stingrays do have a barb that they use to defend themselves from predators such as sharks and sea lions, but they rarely
Stingrays are some of the most fascinating in our oceans, with around 200 different species inhabiting our oceans they are incredibly common in some parts of the world. Rays get a bad reputation because of their barbs, but in actual fact, they are generally soft, gentle animals that are shy and avoid confrontation. In this
Stingrays are a type of sea ray that are closely related to sharks. Despite their fierce reputation, they are actually known for being quite shy and gentle. That said, they do have barbs that they use as a defensive mechanism to defend themselves against sharks and other predators. In this post, we’re going to take
In this post, we answer an important question that many find themselves asking. How do stingrays kill? In short, stingrays have a barb located on their tail that is incredibly sharp and serrated. Not only is this barb sharp, but it’s also venomous too, and if stung, it can cause fatalities quickly if not treated.
In this post, we answer a question that we see many people seeking the answer to: Are many rays friendly? In a nutshell, yes, they absolutely are. Manta rays are gentle giants that are not to be confused with their deadly cousin the stingray. Manta rays live in tropical waters worldwide and can commonly be
In this post, we explore manta rays and if they are dangerous. One question we are often asked is do manta rays have barbs? The short answer to this is no, and you do not need to be afraid of these creatures whilst in the ocean. But we will get into that shortly. Manta rays