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Blue-spotted Ray
Taeniura lymma

A Blue-spotted ray glides over a sandy bottom of the Red Sea, its body covered with iridescent blue spots.

Hurghada, Red Sea

 
Sea Facts:

Conspicuous displays, such as iridescent spots, often indicate a warning to potential predators. In this case, the Blue-spotted ray can inflict a painful wound with the venomous barb on its tail.

 

Blue-spotted Ray

 
         
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