The most dangerous part of a stingray is the tail with the rather nasty serrated barb.
People and uprooted trees were carried out to sea, while stingrays and sharks were left stranded in fields and parking lots.
Eleven of these are of the shark variety, who live in blissful harmony with stingrays , thornback rays, conger eels and dogfish, to name but a few.
I felt like Alice through the looking glass, enjoying the sublime sea's surreal realm, a marine dominion ruled by stingrays , dolphins, Napoleons, moray eels.
‘We do find dead stingrays with their tails cut off from time to time,’ he added.
Too far from both Mahe and Praslin for land based operations to visit, they harbour an impressive diversity of marine life, including stingrays and reef sharks.
Where the boulders meet the sand there are many fish species, including stingrays , parrotfish and pufferfish.
Here you can swim among stingrays and nurse sharks in shallow, 8-to-10-feet-deep waters.
There were plenty of turtles, huge infestations of purple spotted stingrays and some large manta rays.
The freshwater sawfish, a ray, is related to stingrays , skates, sharks, and other fishes with cartilaginous skeletons.