Spotted eagle rays are commonly found in shallow inshore waters such as bays and coral reefs but may cross oceanic basins. They sometimes enters estuaries. They swim close to the surface, occasionally leaping out of the water, or close to the bottom.The spotted eagle ray is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species:
Captured on Venice beach ,Florida. There were 3 of these rays in the water, and they had everyones attention, they were close to shore this day.
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