Sharks and Rays

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab does not ship live sharks at present. Frozen or iced sharks and selected tissues are available on a special collection basis. Bonnethead Shark Sphyrna tiburo is pictured above with buried whelk.

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F-2110 ATLANTIC STINGRAY, Dasyatis sabina, has a venomous spine on its lashing


tail that can cause a wound and painful swelling that takes months to heal. The sting ray also possesses high concentrations of uric acid in its body tissues and blood. Readily available at almost any time of the year. Size: 18-30 cm.

Each: 82.50






F-2115 SOUTHERN STINGRAY Dasyatis americana Larger then the Atlantic stingray.


Females can reach a disc width of up to 150cm. Available sporadically .

Size: 8-30 cm.

Each: $90.00   Call for Availability

F-2120 ELECTRIC RAY, Narcine brasiliensis — A rich source of acetylocholinesterase. They are sluggish creatures that employ electric organs for stunning their prey; morRayse than 20 volts has been recorded from this form. Their electric organs are large, kidney shaped and accessible for rapid dissection. Size: 6-24 cm.

Each: 90.00





F-2130 SMOOTH BUTTERFLY RAY, Gymnura micrura — A useful source material for uric acid and easy to handle because it has no poisonous barb. Size: 12-24 cm.

Smooth Butterfly Ray

Each: 90.00

F-2140 COWNOSE RAY Rhinoptera bonasus a species of eagle ray found throughout the a large part of the western Atlantic and Caribbean. Excellent for displays in larger aquariums.

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