Subject: Rays

Kim Marshall (kimm@oceanalliance.org)
Fri, 22 Oct 1999 09:17:34 -0400

>Reply:
Hello, I am not a ray specialist so I am going to refer you to the New
England Aquarium to find the answers you need for your report.  Their
newsletter and website address is http://www.neaq.org/.  Let me know what
you find out!  Good luck, Kim

Question:
We are students from Parks Jr. High School.  We are doing a school
>project on rays that produce electricity.  We would appreciate it
>greatly if you would help us by answering the following questions ASAP.
>
>1.  How do torpedo rays generate electricity?
>2.  What allows them to produce electricity?
>3.  What other rays generate electricity?
>4.  What habitat do electric rays live in?
>5.  How do rays locate food/enemies and do they use an electrical sense
>like sharks?
>


Kim Marshall-Tilas
Whale Conservation Institute/Ocean Alliance
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