Although shark rays are rare and the exact number of their global population isn’t known, they’re nonetheless classified as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The shark ray is negatively affected by overfishing as well as destruction of its natural habitat due to coral bleaching. In fact, because it’s so rare, faces many conservation threats, and has an usually difficult time reproducing, the shark ray is sometimes referred to as the panda of the aquatic world.
- Recommended Age: 3+
- Size in cm: 12.2 L x 6.2 W x 3.5 H
- Size in inches: 4.8 L x 2.44 W x 1.38 H