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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Myliobatidae Eagle and manta rays
Subfamily: Myliobatinae
Genus: Myliobatis

(See list of species below)



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11 species (see list below)

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Photo by Murch, A.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 183 cm WD
Myliobatis aquila (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Myliobatis aquila
[Common eagle ray]

Photo by Danna, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm WD
Myliobatis australis Macleay, 1881

Photo by Danna, P.
 
Myliobatis australis
[Australian bull ray]

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 180 cm WD
Myliobatis californica Gill, 1865

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Myliobatis californica
[Bat eagle ray]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southeast Pacific

Myliobatis chilensis Philippi, 1892

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Myliobatis chilensis
[Chilean eagle ray]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Myliobatis freminvillei Lesueur, 1824

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Myliobatis freminvillei
[Bullnose eagle ray]

Photo by INIDEP

Worldwide in tropical wat
Max. Length 125 cm TL
Myliobatis goodei Garman, 1885

Photo by INIDEP
 
Myliobatis goodei
[Southern eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean and
Max. Length 48 cm WD
Myliobatis hamlyni Ogilby, 1911

Photo by FAO
 
Myliobatis hamlyni
[Purple eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 95 cm WD
Myliobatis longirostris Applegate & Fitch, 1964

Photo by FAO
 
Myliobatis longirostris
[Snouted eagle ray]
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Southeast Pacific

 
Myliobatis peruvianus
[Peruvian eagle ray]

Photo by Randall, J.E.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm WD
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus Hector, 1877

Photo by Randall, J.E.
 
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus
[Eagle ray]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Myliobatis tobijei Bleeker, 1854

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Myliobatis tobijei
[Japanese eagle ray]
11 Species of Family Myliobatidae with Genus Myliobatis
(Eagle and manta rays)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Myliobatis aquila Common eagle ray Eastern Atlantic 183 WD
1881 Myliobatis australis Australian bull ray Eastern Indian Ocean 120 WD
1865 Myliobatis californica Bat eagle ray Eastern Pacific 180 WD
1892 Myliobatis chilensis Chilean eagle ray Southeast Pacific
1824 Myliobatis freminvillei Bullnose eagle ray Western Atlantic 100 WD
1885 Myliobatis goodei Southern eagle ray Worldwide in tropical wat 125 TL
1911 Myliobatis hamlyni Purple eagle ray Eastern Indian Ocean and 48 WD
1964 Myliobatis longirostris Snouted eagle ray Eastern Pacific 95 WD
1913 Myliobatis peruvianus Peruvian eagle ray Southeast Pacific
1877 Myliobatis tenuicaudatus Eagle ray Southwest Pacific 150 WD
1854 Myliobatis tobijei Japanese eagle ray Northwest Pacific 150 TL



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