WoRMS taxon details

Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790)

217426  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217426)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Usually found in shallow inshore waters. Common around bays, estuaries, off beaches and coral reefs but may cross oceanic...  
Description 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]

Distribution N.C. (summer), Bermuda, se. Florida, and n. Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; nearly worldwide in tropical waters  
Distribution N.C. (summer), Bermuda, se. Florida, and n. Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; nearly worldwide in tropical waters [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217426 on 2018-10-16
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2006-05-30 11:15:29Z
changed
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS)  Hong Kong marine fish database. <em>AFCD.</em> , available online at http://www.hk-fish.net/eng/database/index.htm [details]   

basis of record  Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source  McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Distribution N.C. (summer), Bermuda, se. Florida, and n. Gulf of Mexico to Brazil; nearly worldwide in tropical waters [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English spotted eagle ray  [details]
Japanese マダラトビエイ  [details]
Spanish chucho pintado  [details]