New study augments distribution and reproduction data for little-known female Oceania fantail rays

Among the cartilaginous fish of the class Chondrichthyes, batoid rays—along with sharks, skates and sawfish—belong to the subclass known as Elasmobranchii. To date, limited literature exists on the reproductive practices of batoid rays, including the Oceania fantail ray, Taeniura lessoni.

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