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Spend 30 Seconds to Learning about this magnificent sea life from @maestro320 · · · -
🔵Maestro's Notes: It's been a very hectic schedule since the year started. I'm taking this short 2 hour respite to post a video or two and chill just like this beautiful Spotted Eagle Ray filmed on location in Dharavandhoo, Maldives with Scuba Diving Maldives @liquidsaltdivers and Aveyla Manta Village @aveylamaldives courtesy of PADI IDC Staff Instructor, Aerial/Landscape and Underwater Wildlife Photographer and Videography, My Good Friend, M Ahmed @sideytheshark - We dived with The most chilled #Eagleray Diving with @liquidsaltdivers 🎹🎵 Music: @alinabaraz
Spotted eagle rays have flat disk-shaped bodies, deep blue or black with white spots on top with a white underbelly, and distinctive flat snouts similar to a duck's bill. Their tails are longer than those of other rays and may have 2–6 venomous spines, just behind the pelvic fins. The front half of the long and wing-like pectoral disk has five small gills in its underside. Mature spotted eagle rays can be up to 5 meters (16 ft) in length; the largest have a wingspan of up to 3 meters (10 ft) and a mass of 230 kilograms (507 lb). Spotted eagle ray preys mainly upon bivalves, crabs, whelks, benthic infauna they also feed on mollusks, crustaceans, particularly malacostracans. and also upon hermit crabs, shrimp, octopuses, and some small fish.
The spotted eagle ray's specialized chevron-shaped tooth structure helps it to crush the mollusks' hard shells.The jaws of these rays have developed calcified struts to help them break through the shells of mollusks, by supporting the jaws and preventing dents from hard prey. These rays have the unique behavior of digging with their snouts in the sand of the ocean. While doing this, a cloud of sand surrounds the ray and sand spews from its gills. One study has shown that there are no differences in the feeding habits of males and females or in rays from different regions of Australia and Taiwan.
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Part of their perfection is that a crocodile can survive for long periods without food, and rarely needs to actively go hunting. Despite this fact, crocodiles are top predators in their environment. 😈❤
📸 Photo by: @martin.strmiska ·