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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatidae 
AphiaID: 105710

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editormanta raysUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreagle rays  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorørneskatefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorørneskatefamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorörnrockor  [details]
Direct child
taxa (31)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniobatis
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMobulinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAodon Lacepède, 1798
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManta Bancroft, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApterurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachioptilon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManta Bancroft, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephaloptera Cuvier (ex Duméril), 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratoptera Müller & Henle, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManta Bancroft, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicerobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMobula Rafinesque, 1810
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus Blainville, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetomylaeus Garman, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatis Cuvier, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteromylaeus Garman, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobates Agassiz, 1843 (nomen dubium)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobates accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus Blainville, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus Blainville, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetomyleus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetomylaeus Garman, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetomylus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetomylaeus Garman, 1908
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobates Schinz (ex Duméril), 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatis Cuvier, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatis Cuvier, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja Linnaeus, 1758
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhinopterinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinoptera Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinopthera accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinoptera Cuvier, 1829

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeratoptera accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeratoptera Müller & Henle, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManta Bancroft, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMiliobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatis Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStoasodon Cantor, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus Blainville, 1816
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, mainly inshore in temperate and tropical seas. Medium to large, heavy-bodied fishes with a lozenge-shaped disc that is much wider than long. Head differentiated from disc and elevated; the mouth is broad, located ventrally, and has plate-like teeth arranged in 1-7 rows. Eyes and spiracles on sides of head. Size of gill openings almost the length of eye. Length of tail much greater than disc. Some with poison spines. Dorsal fin small. Caudal fin lacking. Pectoral fins opposite the eyes very small or absent. Anterior subdivision of pectoral fin fuses below tip of snout giving rise to a subrostral lobe. Some known for their leaping ability high into the air. Viviparous with 2-6 young.  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105710
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Myliobatidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105710 on 2014-12-18
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