Are rays fish? What is the difference between rays and skates? What are the dangers of catching rays? How do you catch one safely? Can you eat them? John Page Williams answers these and other questions about Chesapeake Bay dwelling cownose rays (Rhinoptera bonasus) on this episode of Chesapeake Almanac.
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These readings are from John Page Williams, Jr.'s book, Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons. The publication is available in print at Amazon.com. Content copyright © John Page Williams, Jr. All rights reserved.