Mobulidae


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Noun1.Mobulidae - large rays lacking venomous spines: mantasMobulidae - large rays lacking venomous spines: mantas
fish family - any of various families of fish
Batoidei, order Batoidei, order Rajiformes, Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
manta ray, manta, devilfish - extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
genus Manta - a genus of Mobulidae
genus Mobula, Mobula - type genus of the Mobulidae
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7 Dasyatis kuhlii Spotted Stingray 3,4 GYMNURIDAE Gymnura poecilura Longtail 7 Butterfly Ray MYLIOBATIDAE Aetomyleus nichofii Banded Eagle Ray 2,3,7 Aetobatus narinari Spotted Eagle Ray 2,3,4,7 Rhinoptera javanica Javanese Cownose 3 Ray MOBULIDAE Manta birostris Giant Manta 1,4 (*) cited as "Grey reef shark (Hypogalius balfouri)"
A (Hsa) Himantura toshi (Ht) Himantura uarnak (Hua) Himantura undulata (Hun) Pastinachus sephen (Ps) Taeniura meyeni (Tm) Urogymnus asperrimus (Ua) Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineus (Nf) Gymnuridae Grymnura australis (Ga) Hemigaleidae Hemigaleus microstoma (Hm) Hemipristis elongatus (He) Hemiscylliidae Chiloscyllium punctatum (Cp) Mobulidae Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinari (Ana) Aetomylaeus vespertilio (Av) Aetomyleus nichofii (Ani) Narcinidae Narcine westraliensis (Nw) Orectolobidae Orectolobus ornatus (Oo) Pristidae Anoxypristis cuspidata (Ac) Pristis clavata (Pc) Pristis microdon (Pm) Pristis pectinata (Pp) Pristis zijsron (Pz) Scyliorhinidae Atelomycterus fasciatus (Af) Galeus sp.