Posts Tagged Tides Wharf

Bat Ray

Order Myliobatidiformes —  Eagle Rays — Family Myliobatididae — Bat Ray A bat ray from Fortman Marina in Alameda Species: Myliobatis californica (Gill, 1865); from the Greek words myl (a tooth or molar), io (an arrow or poison), batis (a skate or ray) and the Latin word Californica  (referring to location). Apparently called aetobatus californica [...]

Leopard Sharks

Cartilaginous Fishes—Class Chondrichthyes — (A skeleton of cartilage that is not true bone)  Subclass Elasmobranchi—Sharks and Rays Order Carcharhiniformes Hound Sharks—Family Triakididae Leopard Shark caught by “thunder” at the Paradise Park Pier Species: Triakis semifasciata (Girard, 1855); from the Greek word tria  (number three, triad) and Latin words cis (on the side) and fasciata  (bundled, [...]