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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Myliobatidae Eagle and manta rays
Subfamily: Rhinopterinae
Genus: Rhinoptera

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 99 cm TL
Rhinoptera adspersa Müller & Henle, 1841

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Rhinoptera adspersa
[Rough cownose ray]

Photo by Schneider, O.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 213.3 cm WD
Rhinoptera bonasus (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Schneider, O.
 
Rhinoptera bonasus
[Cownose ray]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Southwest Atlantic. Vali

Rhinoptera brasiliensis Müller, 1836

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Rhinoptera brasiliensis
[Ticon cownose ray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm WD
Rhinoptera javanica Müller & Henle, 1841

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Rhinoptera javanica
[Flapnose ray]
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Western Indian Ocean

 
Rhinoptera jayakari
[Oman cownose ray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Rhinoptera marginata (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

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Rhinoptera marginata
[Lusitanian cownose ray]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 86 cm WD
Rhinoptera neglecta Ogilby, 1912

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Rhinoptera neglecta
[Australian cownose ray]

Photo by Béarez, P.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 90 cm WD
Rhinoptera steindachneri Evermann & Jenkins, 1891

Photo by Béarez, P.
 
Rhinoptera steindachneri
[Pacific cownose ray]
8 Species of Family Myliobatidae with Genus Rhinoptera
(Eagle and manta rays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1841 Rhinoptera adspersa Rough cownose ray Indo-West Pacific 99 TL
1815 Rhinoptera bonasus Cownose ray Eastern Atlantic 213.3 WD
1836 Rhinoptera brasiliensis Ticon cownose ray Southwest Atlantic. Vali
1841 Rhinoptera javanica Flapnose ray Indo-West Pacific 150 WD
1895 Rhinoptera jayakari Oman cownose ray Western Indian Ocean
1817 Rhinoptera marginata Lusitanian cownose ray Eastern Atlantic 200 WD
1912 Rhinoptera neglecta Australian cownose ray Western Pacific 86 WD
1891 Rhinoptera steindachneri Pacific cownose ray Eastern Pacific 90 WD



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