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Family: Myliobatidae Eagle and manta rays



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40 species (see list below)

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Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 72 cm WD
Aetobatus flagellum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Aetobatus flagellum
[Longheaded eagle ray]

Photo by Field, R.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 330 cm WD
Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790)

Photo by Field, R.
 
Aetobatus narinari
[Spotted eagle ray]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm WD

 
Aetobatus narutobiei
[Naru eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 152.8 cm TL
Aetobatus ocellatus (Kuhl, 1823)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetobatus ocellatus
[Ocellated eagle ray]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 200 cm WD
Aetomylaeus maculatus (Gray, 1834)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Aetomylaeus maculatus
[Mottled eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific

Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus milvus
[]

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 65 cm WD
Aetomylaeus nichofii (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)
 
Aetomylaeus nichofii
[Banded eagle ray]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 240 cm WD
Aetomylaeus vespertilio (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus vespertilio
[Ornate eagle ray]

Photo by Henke, M.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 500 cm WD
Manta alfredi (Krefft, 1868)

Photo by Henke, M.
 
Manta alfredi
[Alfred manta]

Photo by Marshall, A.

Circumglobal, tropical to
Max. Length 910 cm WD
Manta birostris (Walbaum, 1792)

Photo by Marshall, A.
 
Manta birostris
[Giant manta]

Photo by Devarapalli, P.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm WD
Mobula eregoodootenkee (Bleeker, 1859)

Photo by Devarapalli, P.
 
Mobula eregoodootenkee
[Longhorned mobula]

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm WD
Mobula hypostoma (Bancroft, 1831)

Photo by Nunes, J.L.S.
 
Mobula hypostoma
[Lesser devil ray]

Photo by Khan, M.M.

Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 310 cm WD
Mobula japanica (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Khan, M.M.
 
Mobula japanica
[Spinetail mobula]

Photo by FAO

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm WD
Mobula kuhlii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by FAO
 
Mobula kuhlii
[Shortfin devil ray]

Photo by Minguell, C.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 520 cm WD
Mobula mobular (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Photo by Minguell, C.
 
Mobula mobular
[Devil fish]

Photo by Notarbartolo di Sciara, G.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 220 cm WD
Mobula munkiana Notarbartolo-di-Sciara, 1987

Photo by Notarbartolo di Sciara, G.
 
Mobula munkiana
[Munk's devil ray]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 133 cm WD
Mobula rochebrunei (Vaillant, 1879)

Photo by FAO
 
Mobula rochebrunei
[Lesser Guinean devil ray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Circumtropical, recorded
Max. Length 328 cm WD
Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Mobula tarapacana
[Chilean devil ray]

Photo by Notarbartolo di Sciara, G.

Probably circumtropical b
Max. Length 220 cm WD
Mobula thurstoni (Lloyd, 1908)

Photo by Notarbartolo di Sciara, G.
 
Mobula thurstoni
[Smoothtail mobula]

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]
No picture found
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]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm WD
Pteromylaeus asperrimus (Gilbert, 1898)

Photo by FAO
 
Pteromylaeus asperrimus
[Rough eagle ray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 222 cm WD
Pteromylaeus bovinus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Pteromylaeus bovinus
[Bull ray]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Rhinoptera jayakari
[Oman cownose ray]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
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]
40 Species of Family Myliobatidae
(Eagle and manta rays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1801 Aetobatus flagellum Longheaded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 72 WD
1790 Aetobatus narinari Spotted eagle ray Western Atlantic 330 WD
2013 Aetobatus narutobiei Naru eagle ray Northwest Pacific 150 WD
1823 Aetobatus ocellatus Ocellated eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 152.8 TL
1834 Aetomylaeus maculatus Mottled eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 200 WD
1841 Aetomylaeus milvus Indo-West Pacific
1801 Aetomylaeus nichofii Banded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 65 WD
1852 Aetomylaeus vespertilio Ornate eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 240 WD
1868 Manta alfredi Alfred manta Indo-West Pacific 500 WD
1792 Manta birostris Giant manta Circumglobal, tropical to 910 WD
1859 Mobula eregoodootenkee Longhorned mobula Indo-West Pacific 100 WD
1831 Mobula hypostoma Lesser devil ray Western Atlantic 120 WD
1841 Mobula japanica Spinetail mobula Indo-Pacific 310 WD
1841 Mobula kuhlii Shortfin devil ray Indo-West Pacific 120 WD
1788 Mobula mobular Devil fish Eastern Atlantic 520 WD
1987 Mobula munkiana Munk's devil ray Eastern Pacific 220 WD
1879 Mobula rochebrunei Lesser Guinean devil ray Eastern Atlantic 133 WD
1892 Mobula tarapacana Chilean devil ray Circumtropical, recorded 328 WD
1908 Mobula thurstoni Smoothtail mobula Probably circumtropical b 220 WD
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
1898 Pteromylaeus asperrimus Rough eagle ray Eastern Pacific 79 WD
1817 Pteromylaeus bovinus Bull ray Eastern Atlantic 222 WD
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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