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Stingrays of the World

  • Identifies over 150 different species of stingrays
  • Examines biological characteristics of freshwater and marine stingrays
  • Provides information on venomations as well as management and treatment of stingray-related injuries

By: Ramasamy Santhanam (Author)

288 pages, illustrations

Productivity Press

Hardback | Dec 2015 | #225672 | ISBN-13: 9781498746601
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About this book

Although several books on hazardous marine animals are available, a comprehensive book on the stingrays of the world is still wanting. Stingrays of the World provides details on different stingray families, namely Potamotrygonidae, Dasyatidae, Gymnuridae, Myliobatidae, Urolophidae, Hexatrygonidae and Plesiobatidae, including common name, geographical distribution, conservation, importance to humans, danger to humans, biological characteristics, food habits, reproduction, predators, and parasites. Over 150 species from the different stingray families are discussed with suitable illustrations, and information is provided regarding stingray injuries and their management and treatment.


ki- Introduction

Biology of Freshwater Stingrays
- Freshwater Stingrays
- Dasyatidae
- Potamotrygonidae

Biology of Marine Stingrays
- Marine Stingrays
- Dasytididae
- Gymnuridae
- Myliobatidae
- Delpiani, 2012
- Urolophidae
- Hexatrygonidae
- Plesiobatidae

- Stingray Injuries and Treatment


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