Kapala stingaree beautifully camouflaged in t…

Kapala stingaree beautifully camouflaged in the sand #marineexplorer

Kapala stingaree beautifully camouflaged in the sand #marineexplorer by John Turnbull

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Stingarees and stingrays have spines which strike upwards, as they are defensive weapons only. Camouflage is an important defense too. Closely related to sharks, rays generally feed on invertebrates which they suction from the sand. Bare Island