Friday, May 18, 2018

Fact of the Day: Ray Sharks

Sting rays and other ray fish belong to a superorder called Batoidea. They were descended from sharks, but the split happened around the early Triassic. 

5 comments:

Pat Hatt said...

Sure one split that last a long arse time

Emmylou said...

They're so slimy!:P Got to touch a stingray awhile back, and it was cool but also creepy.

Christine said...

Wow, interesting!

Kirk said...

No wonder the order is called Batoidea. it looks kind of like a bat.

Martha said...

I had no idea. That's pretty cool.