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

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

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Aetomylaeus asperrimus
[Rough eagle ray]



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

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Aetomylaeus bovinus
[Bull ray]
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Max. Length 59.2 cm WD

 
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus
[Blue-banded eagle ray]



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

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Aetomylaeus maculatus
[Mottled eagle ray]



Indo-West Pacific

Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

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

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Aetomylaeus nichofii
[Banded eagle ray]



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

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Aetomylaeus vespertilio
[Ornate eagle ray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aetomylaeus asperrimus Rough eagle ray Eastern Pacific 79 WD 1898
Aetomylaeus bovinus Bull ray Eastern Atlantic 222 WD 1817
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus Blue-banded eagle ray Western Pacific 59.2 WD 2015
Aetomylaeus maculatus Mottled eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 200 WD 1834
Aetomylaeus milvus Indo-West Pacific 1841
Aetomylaeus nichofii Banded eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 65 WD 1801
Aetomylaeus vespertilio Ornate eagle ray Indo-West Pacific 240 WD 1852



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