Caption: Close-up of the tail of a porcupine ray (Urogymnus asperrimus), showing the spines that give it its name. Unlike other stingrays, it lacks a venomous tail spine. This ray lives on on sandy seabeds and coral rubble, feeding on invertebrates and fish that it digs up. Filmed in Tubbataha, The Philippines.

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Keywords: animal, benthic, biological, biology, bottom-dweller, cartilaginous fish, chondrichthyes, eye, eyes, feeding, fish, floor, head, indo-pacific, marine, ocean, philippines, porcupine ray, sand, sandy, sea, seabed, south-east asia, southeast asia, spines, spiny, stingray, the philippines, tropical, tubbataha, underwater, urogymnus asperrimus, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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Porcupine ray tail

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