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Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish #356880
11/04/09 12:04 AM
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Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish

These images were taken with my Canon underwater still camera while snorkeling right off the beach in front of my condo.
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Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: ScubaLdy] #356957
11/04/09 06:38 PM
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smile

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: NYgal] #357008
11/05/09 11:38 AM
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The Lesser Electric Ray can produce up to 37 volts. They tend to live in the Eel Grass and are not aggressive. Just don't step one them.


Harriette
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Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: ScubaLdy] #357014
11/05/09 12:08 PM
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Hmmm...thats enough to run my golf cart!

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: SP Daily] #357121
11/06/09 01:47 PM
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Hello Harriette, its not an Electric Ray its a Yellow Stingray. They are often found under docks in the shade - a good reason for not wallking around under docks. The Electric Eels are a similar size but have a stubby short tail with an additional dorsal fins on it.

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: Phil] #357122
11/06/09 02:51 PM
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my buddy stood on one last month - still hurts.

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: Amanda Syme] #357137
11/06/09 09:26 PM
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Very cool shots, Harriette, thanks for sharing.


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: seashell] #357160
11/07/09 09:26 AM
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Phil - we checked this as thoroughly as possible and the Yellow does not have the markings that this guy had. Can anyone else weigh in on this?


Harriette
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Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: ScubaLdy] #357163
11/07/09 09:42 AM
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Phil is correct. The electric ray has a slightly different pattern over its body plus 2 dorsal fins on its tail. Your photo is of a yellow stingray.

Re: Electricray, Sardines & Mangrove fish [Re: JZB] #357177
11/07/09 01:03 PM
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Harriette, have a look at a Paul Humann Reef Fish book and you'll see the difference. Many Dive Shops have a copy as it is excellent. The photograph of the Yellow Stingray isn't the best as they are much more yellow and Green as in your photo.

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