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Manta Ray and Stingray Differences: How To Tell Them Apart
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What’s the difference between manta rays and stingrays? It is very common to confuse manta rays with stingrays because they look very similar. 

They both belong to the same class of cartilaginous fish known as Chondrichthyes, which explains why they have some similarities. 

Manta rays and stingrays both have disk-shaped bodies and tail-like appendages. They have pectoral fins for swimming and gills for breathing. These similar physical attributes make it easy for you to mix up one for the other. 

But while they have some things in common, they have more differences.  There are more ways to tell mantas and stingrays apart. 

In this video, you will learn how you can distinguish one from the other. If you know what they look like, where they can be found, and how they behave, you’ll be able to know the difference between a manta ray and a stingray in no time.
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