Looks like you are using an old version of Internet Explorer - Please update your browser
The eyes of the stingray are on the top of its body, while its mouth is on the underside of its body.
The eyes of the stingray are on the top of its body, while its mouth is on the underside of its body. This makes it impossible for a stingray to see what it is eating. Therefore, the stingray relies on its keen sense of smell and the electroreceptors that help it identify its food.
CLASS: Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish—sharks, skates, and rays)
ORDER: Myliobatidiformes (rays)
FAMILY: Dasyatididae (stingrays and whiprays)
GENUS/SPECIES: 70 species in 6 genera
Size: Up to 6.5 ft (2 m), without the tail
Weight: Up to 790 lbs (350 kg)
Diet: Worms, carrion, squid, crustaceans
Habitat: Common in tropical coastal waters worldwide; freshwater species in Asia, Africa, and North America