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

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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