Ray Anatomy Photos

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A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the skin along its side.  This baby gray whale was born in the cold waters of Big Sur, far to the north of the Mexican lagoons of Baja California where most gray whale births take place, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey
A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the skin along its side. This baby gray whale was born in the cold waters of Big Sur, far to the north of the Mexican lagoons of Baja California where most gray whale births take place.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01135  
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 06431  
Gray whale baleen, Eschrichtius robustus
Gray whale baleen.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Image ID: 03388  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Big Sur, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Big Sur, California
Image ID: 01182  
Gray whale, neonate calf with embryonic folds visible, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale, neonate calf with embryonic folds visible.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01129  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01190  
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03393  
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03395  
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03396  
Pacific manta ray with remora, Manta birostris, Remora, San Benedicto Island (Islas Revillagigedos)
Pacific manta ray with remora.
Species: Giant manta ray, Manta birostris, Remora
Location: San Benedicto Island (Islas Revillagigedos), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 06245  
Gray whale, raising fluke to dive, Eschrichtius robustus, Big Sur, California
Gray whale, raising fluke to dive.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Big Sur, California
Image ID: 05780  
Gray whale, raising fluke to dive, Eschrichtius robustus, Big Sur, California
Gray whale, raising fluke to dive.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Big Sur, California
Image ID: 05781  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01178  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01188  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01185  
Marbled ray, Taeniura meyeni, Cocos Island
Marbled ray.
Species: Marbled stingray, Taeniura meyeni
Location: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Image ID: 01992  
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03399  
Blue spotted stingray, Taeniura lymma, Egyptian Red Sea
Blue spotted stingray.
Species: Blue-spotted stingray, Taeniura lymma
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 00309  
Blue spotted stingray, Taeniura lymma, Egyptian Red Sea
Blue spotted stingray.
Species: Blue-spotted stingray, Taeniura lymma
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 00379  
Thornback ray mouth, Platyrhinoidis triseriata, La Jolla, California
Thornback ray mouth.
Species: Thornback ray, Platyrhinoidis triseriata
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 01083  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01183  
Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California
Gray whale.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 01187  
Marbled ray, Taeniura meyeni, Cocos Island
Marbled ray.
Species: Marbled stingray, Taeniura meyeni
Location: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Image ID: 01993  
Manta ray cleaned by Clarion angelfish, Holacanthus clarionensis, Manta birostris, San Benedicto Island (Islas Revillagigedos)
Manta ray cleaned by Clarion angelfish.
Species: Giant manta ray, Holacanthus clarionensis, Manta birostris
Location: San Benedicto Island (Islas Revillagigedos), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02455  
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03389  
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03394  
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03397  
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03400  
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