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ticonick
6th November 2014, 22:50
http://http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Bq2LxUsPqlA/TdTAQLTWDOI/AAAAAAAAA5w/95nbJJrTWGk/s1600/ax2.jpg

Otterwoman
6th November 2014, 23:16
Your picture is not showing up.

ticonick
6th November 2014, 23:53
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Bq2LxUsPqlA/TdTAQLTWDOI/AAAAAAAAA5w/95nbJJrTWGk/s400/ax2.jpg

FrogEyes
7th November 2014, 01:11
Obvious error in the address. Fixed. It's a small stingray.
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Bq2LxUsPqlA/TdTAQLTWDOI/AAAAAAAAA5w/95nbJJrTWGk/s1600/ax2.jpg

Jennewt
7th November 2014, 01:16
See
http://www.caudata.org/forum/f1-general-topics/f5-general-discussion-news-members/f1174-forum-questions-technical-not-newts/55492-how-post-pictures.html

ticonick
7th November 2014, 19:12
oh okay thanks, it was on a blog about axolotl, and i was confused because it looks like it had hind legs and i thought maybe it was an amphibian that i hadn't heard of.

Chinadog
7th November 2014, 19:14
Lol! Why on earth would you post a question about marine fish on a newt and salamander forum? Let alone in the advanced topic section! Surely there's a website somewhere for beginners Ellasmobranchii questions! :lol:

KevinMarshall
8th November 2014, 00:08
Looks like a photo shop chimaera to me. Always pays to take some internet sites and blogs with a pinch of salt

FrogEyes
8th November 2014, 02:23
Lol! Why on earth would you post a question about marine fish on a newt and salamander forum?

Because Post #6.

Chinadog
8th November 2014, 10:13
Yes, I can see it now, post #6 must have been waiting to be approved because it wasn't there when I commented. I know I shouldn't be messing about in this bit of the forum, so sorry ticonic! It just struck me funny that it was in the advanced section.

FrogEyes
8th November 2014, 20:55
I don't think it's photoshopped. The pelvic fins of stingrays are mostly or completely hidden under the rear edge of the pectoral fins [the "rays"]. In males especially, they're modified to resemble legs and are known as claspers, used to grasp the female for internal fertilization. I don't see anything in that picture which doesn't look like normal ray anatomy.

Margie
9th November 2014, 00:40
I've been keeping/breeding stingrays for about 7 years and not only does this look like a normal ray, it looks like a very young pup. I don't know what species of ray, however, other than marine (versus the 3 freshwater species I keep).