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Family: Myliobatidae Eagle and manta rays



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Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Aetomylaeus asperrimus
[Rough eagle ray]

Photo by Wirtz, P.

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

Photo by Wirtz, P.
 
Aetomylaeus bovinus
[Bull ray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 59.2 cm WD

 
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus
[Blue-banded 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
Mobula alfredi (Krefft, 1868)

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

Photo by Marshall, A.

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

Photo by Marshall, A.
 
Mobula 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.

Probably circumglobal in
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
Max. Length 47 cm WD

 
Myliobatis peruvianus
[Peruvian eagle ray]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm WD

 
Myliobatis ridens
[Shortnose 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

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
[Brazilian 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]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Western Indian Ocean

Rhinoptera jayakari Boulenger, 1895

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
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]



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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
Mobula alfredi Alfred manta Indo-West Pacific 500 WD 1868
Mobula birostris Giant manta Circumglobal, tropical to 910 WD 1792
Mobula eregoodootenkee Longhorned mobula Indo-West Pacific 100 WD 1859
Mobula hypostoma Lesser devil ray Western Atlantic 120 WD 1831
Mobula japanica Spinetail mobula Indo-Pacific 310 WD 1841
Mobula kuhlii Shortfin devil ray Indo-West Pacific 120 WD 1841
Mobula mobular Devil fish Probably circumglobal in 520 WD 1788
Mobula munkiana Munk's devil ray Eastern Pacific 220 WD 1987
Mobula rochebrunei Lesser Guinean devil ray Eastern Atlantic 133 WD 1879
Mobula tarapacana Chilean devil ray Circumtropical, recorded 328 WD 1892
Mobula thurstoni Smoothtail mobula Probably circumtropical b 220 WD 1908
Myliobatis aquila Common eagle ray Eastern Atlantic 183 WD 1758
Myliobatis australis Australian bull ray Eastern Indian Ocean 120 WD 1881
Myliobatis californica Bat eagle ray Eastern Pacific 180 WD 1865
Myliobatis chilensis Chilean eagle ray Southeast Pacific 1892
Myliobatis freminvillei Bullnose eagle ray Western Atlantic 100 WD 1824
Myliobatis goodei Southern eagle ray Worldwide in tropical wat 125 TL 1885
Myliobatis hamlyni Purple eagle ray Eastern Indian Ocean and 48 WD 1911
Myliobatis longirostris Snouted eagle ray Eastern Pacific 95 WD 1964
Myliobatis peruvianus Peruvian eagle ray Southeast Pacific 47 WD 1913
Myliobatis ridens Shortnose eagle ray Southwest Atlantic 70 WD 2012
Myliobatis tenuicaudatus Eagle ray Southwest Pacific 150 WD 1877
Myliobatis tobijei Japanese eagle ray Northwest Pacific 150 TL 1854
Rhinoptera adspersa Rough cownose ray Indo-West Pacific 99 TL 1841
Rhinoptera bonasus Cownose ray Eastern Atlantic 213.3 WD 1815
Rhinoptera brasiliensis Brazilian cownose ray Southwest Atlantic. Vali 1836
Rhinoptera javanica Flapnose ray Indo-West Pacific 150 WD 1841
Rhinoptera jayakari Oman cownose ray Western Indian Ocean 1895
Rhinoptera marginata Lusitanian cownose ray Eastern Atlantic 200 WD 1817
Rhinoptera neglecta Australian cownose ray Western Pacific 86 WD 1912
Rhinoptera steindachneri Pacific cownose ray Eastern Pacific 90 WD 1891



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