Cownose Ray

Taxonomic Name:
Rhinoptera bonasus

Conservation Status: 
 Near Threatened (IUCN)

 Shellfish, molluscs, and other aquatic invertebrates

Longevity in the wild: 
Approximately 15 years

Size: Up to 75 cm wide

Weight: Up to 14 kg

Group Name: Fever

Fun Fact: Cownose Rays migrate in groups of up to 1000 individuals!

You can find the Zoo's cownose rays at Stingray Beach!