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Old 04-09-2012, 04:35 PM
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http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/...id=enews040912

What sets a Skate apart from a Sting ray?
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:47 PM
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they released it - how did they know it weighed 222 lbs? that is one big sucker!. a lot of "Sea Scallops" on those wings there!
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:25 PM
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So can anyone tell me what makes a Skate a Skate and what make a Sting Ray a Sting Ray? I just don't know the difference.
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So can anyone tell me what makes a Skate a Skate and what make a Sting Ray a Sting Ray? I just don't know the difference.
Sting Ray has wheels. (Back in the day)
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by 08087 View Post
So can anyone tell me what makes a Skate a Skate and what make a Sting Ray a Sting Ray? I just don't know the difference.
Google:

http://www.starnewsonline.com/articl...CLES/100409696

Multiple differences.

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That looks like a " Barn Door Skate " they live in the Gulf of Maine ,but the draggers have taken care of most of them
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What you always wanted to know about skates and rays...... http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/educat...sics.html#what
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