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Stingrays of the World

By: Ramasamy Santhanam(Author)
288 pages, illustrations
Stingrays of the World
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  • Stingrays of the World ISBN: 9781498746601 Hardback Dec 2015 Publication cancelled #225672
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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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By: Ramasamy Santhanam(Author)
288 pages, illustrations
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