Marine Life from the Sea of Cortez

This section is here to illustrated to help you observe and identify animals and plants in their natural surroundings without disturbing them, this the best way to understand the relationships between organisms and their environments. Whenever possible, please capture with cameras, not nets!

Schooling FIsh
Schooling Fish

Bony FISH:

Are animals with backbones (vertebrates) members of the
phylum Chordata.

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Bulls-eye Electric Ray
Rays & Skates:

Rays and skates are dorsoventrally flattened fish that are closely related to sharks. All are considered to be within a closely related group of fish called elasmobranchs. Rays belong to three scientific orders – Pristiformes, Myliobatiformes, and Torpediniformes while skates are classified in the order Rajiformes.

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