Specification:
  • Recommended Age: 3+
  • Size in cm: 20.40 L x 13.50 W x 2.8 H
  • Size in inches: 8.03 L x 5.31 W x 1.1 H
  • Scale: 1:3
  • UPC: 095866003739
Product Deatils:

This stingray is known by many names, including Black-blotched Stingray, Black-spotted Stingray, Round Ribbontail Ray, Speckled Stingray, and - when its coloration is dark with lighter gray and white speckling - the Marble Ray. This large ray can grow up to six feet across and is found in tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

  • Scientific Name: Taeniura meyeni
  • Characteristics: This hand-painted and highly detailed Marble Ray figure is scientifically accurate, educational and fun! It's sculpted with the fronts of its fins raised, meaning it is beginning the undulating motion that will push its body through the water.
  • Size and Color: At about 5 1/2 inches wide, the main body of this figure is slightly larger than a DVD or Blu Ray disc, with the tail adding an additional 3 inches to the length, making it about 8 inches long. Its base color is a charcoal gray, with white, gray and tan speckles covering its body. Its underside is a lighter gray, and its eyes are gold.
  • The Marble Ray is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.

History:

The Round Ribbontail Ray has a highly variable coloration to itsskin, from light gray to nearly black, with large splotches orsmaller speckles covering its upper body. The common name "MarbleRay" comes from the mottled appearance of the more speckledexamples, with a darker body color and lots of tightly spacedlight, irregular spots, giving it a "marbled" appearance.

These rays are non-aggressive and will approach divers andswimmers out of curiosity, making them popular fish foreco-tourism. However, like all stingrays, they do have a venomousbarb on their tail that they will use to defend themselves ifprovoked or harassed.

This species is listed as "Vulnerable" by the InternationalUnion for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), largely due tooverfishing and habitat loss. In some areas, the ray isintentionally fished for, while in other areas it is caughtaccidentally. Both instances can damage the ray population, due toits slow reproductive rate. Its coral reef habitat is alsothreatened by climate change.

$23.90 SGD