Stingrays are carnivores that feed on prey such as mollusks, carrion, crustaceans and fish. They are typically found cruising the ocean floor in search of prey. Their mouths, located on the undersides of their bodies, allow them to scoop food off the bottom of the ocean...
Hammerhead sharks, large groupers, herons and humans eat stingrays. Hammerhead sharks, their biggest predator, have developed special sensors on their heads that allow them to find stingrays hiding under the sand.
Giant stingrays eat mainly clams and crabs. Stingrays often bury themselves in the mud on the bottom of a river to await prey. They have a sensor that allows them to detect the electrical field of approaching animals.
Generally, stingrays live in temperate, shallow water. They live in and around Australia, the United States and Africa, among other places.
Stingrays belong to the Dasyatidae family. Among them are the smooth butterfly ray, the southern stingray, the roughtail stingray, the spiny butterfly ray and the round stingray.
A group of stingrays is called a fever. Stingrays normally travel in groups to hunt but are also known to travel individually and in pairs.
Stingrays are Myliobatiformes, a group of fish whose skeletons are made out of cartilage, not bone. Stingrays usually live in shallow, tropical and sub-tropical waters of temperate seas, including waters around Tahiti and Belize.