Definition of Electric ray. Meaning of Electric ray. Synonyms of Electric ray

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Definition of Electric ray

Electric ray
Ray Ray, n. [F. raie, L. raia. Cf. Roach.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Rai[ae], including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc. (b) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See Skate. Bishop ray, a yellow-spotted, long-tailed eagle ray (Stoasodon n[`a]rinari) of the Southern United States and the West Indies. Butterfly ray, a short-tailed American sting ray (Pteroplatea Maclura), having very broad pectoral fins. Devil ray. See Sea Devil. Eagle ray, any large ray of the family Myliobatid[ae], or [AE]tobatid[ae]. The common European species (Myliobatis aquila) is called also whip ray, and miller. Electric ray, or Cramp ray, a torpedo. Starry ray, a common European skate (Raia radiata). Sting ray, any one of numerous species of rays of the family Trygonid[ae] having one or more large, sharp, barbed dorsal spines on the whiplike tail. Called also stingaree.

Meaning of Electric ray from wikipedia

- The electric rays are a group of rays, flattened cartilaginous fish with enlarged pectoral fins, composing the order Torpediniformes /tɔːrˈpɛdɪnɪfɔːrmiːz/...
- The marbled electric ray (Torpedo marmorata) is a species of electric ray in the family Torpedinidae found in the coastal waters of the eastern Atlantic...
- The lesser electric ray (Narcine bancroftii), also known as the Brazilian electric ray, small electric ray, spotted torpedo ray, torpedofish or trembler...
- Tetronarce californica also known as the Pacific electric ray is a species of electric ray in the family Torpedinidae, endemic to the coastal waters of...
- shocks that the electric catfish could give were written in ancient Egypt. In the 1770s the electric organs of the torpedo ray and electric eel were the...
- differently-sited electric organs. Strongly electric fish, namely the electric eel, the electric catfishes, the electric rays, and the stargazers, have an electric organ...
- The ocellated electric ray or bullseye electric ray (Diplobatis ommata) is a species of electric ray in the family Narcinidae, native to the shallow ins****...
- Narcine brasiliensis, the Brazilian electric ray or lesser numbfish, is a species of electric ray in the family Narcinidae. It inhabits coastal waters...
- Electric charge is the physical property of matter that causes it to experience a force when placed in an electromagnetic field. Electric charge can be...
- The painted electric ray or variegated electric ray (Diplobatis pictus, sometimes misspelled picta) is a poorly known species of numbfish, family Narcinidae...