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2014-07-16 00:20:18

DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Stingray presented to All-Star Game MVP Mike Trout -- Auction of second Stingray and commemorative hoods signed by MLB All-Stars to benefit charity The 2014 Ted Williams MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player, Mike Trout, chose a Corvette Stingray, the 2014 North American Car of the Year, during the MVP award ceremony presented by Chevrolet. Chevrolet gave Trout his choice of the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year - the...

2014-06-18 08:25:30

"Stingray Cove" explores the underwater world of coral reefs DETROIT, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is excited to announce the grand opening of its new fun and interactive exhibit, "Stingray Cove" and the premiere of the IMAX(®) movie, "Journey to the South Pacific." From June 21 to Aug. 31, 2014, museum guests will explore the tropics and learn about the amazing sea creatures that live in and around coral reefs. Upon entering the hands-on...

2014-01-10 12:23:58

Montreal-based company, active in 113 countries, acquires residential business assets from Mood Media Latin America MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Stingray Digital, the worldwide leading provider of multiplatform music services for multi-channel television service suppliers announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the assets from Mood Media Latin America's residential digital music service. This transaction reinforces Stingray Digital's position...

Future Submarines May Draw Inspiration From Stingray Mobility
2013-11-14 07:02:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Stingrays have a unique swimming movement that allows them to move through the water with ease. A new study from the University of Buffalo (UB) and Harvard University is examining those movements to design more agile and fuel-efficient unmanned underwater vehicles. Such vehicles would allow scientists to study the mostly unexplored ocean depths more efficiently, as well as serving during clean up activities or rescue efforts....

Locals Find Hundreds Of Dead Stingrays On Mexican Beach
2013-07-18 14:43:13

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hundreds of stingrays have been found dead on the Chachalacas beach in the town of Ursulo Galvan in Mexico. Over 250 dead stingrays litter the beach of the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. According to an Associated Press report, food vendor Adriana Loredo says she witnessed fishermen dumping the rays from their nets at the beach. Ursulo Galvan Mayor Martin Verdejo said fishermen dumped the carcasses after they were unable to get...

Socialized Stingrays Change Their Ways
2013-03-19 14:40:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Interactive ecotourism where people can mingle with traditionally wild animals can be big business, sometimes bringing millions of dollars to a local economy. Yet despite the educational and financial opportunities that ecotourism provides, very little study has gone into the long-term impacts on the animals that inhabit these attractions. A team of American biologists has decided to see how Stingray City, an ecotourism site in the...


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Round Stingray, Urolophus halleri
2014-06-04 11:13:52

The round stingray (Urolophus halleri) is found in coastal waters in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. It is most common around southern California and the Baja Peninsula, but can also be found from Humboldt Bay south to Panama. The round stingray prefers warm-temperate waters close to shore less than 49 feet deep. However, some have been spotted to depths of 298 feet. They are a bottom-dweller found in muddy or sandy floors with an abundant supply of eelgrass which they can camouflage...

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2007-04-19 05:56:14

The Bluespotted ribbontail ray, Taeniura lymma, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae, found around coral reefs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from the Red Sea and East Africa to the Solomon Islands north to southern Japan and south to northern Australia, between latitudes 32° N and 30° S. The bluespotted ribbontail ray is a colorful stingray with large bright blue spots on an oval, elongated disc and with blue longitudinal stripes on the tail. The snout is rounded and angular,...

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2007-04-19 05:51:35

The Thorntail stingray, Black stingray or Longtail stingray, Dasyatis thetidis, belongs to the stingray family Dasyatidae and is found in estuaries and lagoons and around reefs in the Indian Ocean, and around southern Australia, and New Zealand, at depths of up to 1443.57 ft (440 m). Its length is up to 13.12 ft (400 cm). The Thorntail stingray is a large plain stingray with a broadly angular snout and pectoral disc, a thick-based and tapering tail ending in a slender whip, which is much...

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2007-04-19 05:49:59

The Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina, is a stingray of the family Dasyatidae found in the western Atlantic from Chesapeake Bay to southern Florida between latitudes 39° N and 17° N, at depths down to 82.02 ft (25 m). Its length is up to 2 ft (61 cm). The Atlantic stingray has a prominent triangular snout and broadly rounded outer corners of disc. There are a few scapular spines, and a mid-dorsal row of spines, but few spines on the tail beyond the pelvic fins. It inhabits coastal...

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2007-04-19 05:16:08

The Short-tail stingray, Dasyatis brevicaudata, also known as the Smooth stingray, is the largest stingray in the world. It is a member of Dasyatidae, the stingray family. It is one of numerous species sometimes called "bull rays". The Short-tail stingray is found on the continental shelf around South Africa (from Cape Town to the Zambezi), Mozambique, Australia (from Shark Bay, around the southern coast and up to Maroochydore, southern Queensland) and New Zealand (mainly North Island and...

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