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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790) 
AphiaID: 217426

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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus de Blainville, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobates narinari (Euphrasen, 1790) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatis laticeps Duméril, 1865 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatis latirostris Duméril, 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatis narinari (Euphrasen, 1790) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAetobatus laticeps Duméril, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja narinari Euphrasen, 1790
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStoasodon narinari (Euphrasen, 1790)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspotted eagle ray  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchucho pintado  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudactylinella alba Wilson C.B., 1932 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrebius caudatus Krøyer, 1838 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (40 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (81 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (82 nucleotides; 64 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually found in shallow inshore waters. Common around bays, estuaries, off beaches and coral reefs but may cross oceanic basins (Ref. 9862). Swims close to the surface, occasionally leaping out of the water, or close to the bottom (Ref. 3175). Frequently forms large schools during the nonbreeding season (Ref. 7251). Feeds mainly on bivalves but also eats shrimps, crabs, octopus and worms, whelks, and small fishes (Ref.9862). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution N.C. (summer), Bermuda, se. Florida, and n. Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; nearly worldwide in tropical waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217426
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-05-30 11:15:29Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790). 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=217426 on 2014-10-25
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