spotted eagle ray

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Related to spotted eagle ray: Aetobatus narinari
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Noun1.spotted eagle ray - ray with back covered with white or yellow spotsspotted eagle ray - ray with back covered with white or yellow spots; widely distributed in warm seas
eagle ray - powerful free-swimming tropical ray noted for `soaring' by flapping winglike fins; usually harmless but has venomous tissue near base of the tail as in stingrays
Aetobatus, genus Aetobatus - a genus of Myliobatidae
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During 2010 in the Florida Keys, Bassos-Hull and colleagues started one of the world's first efforts to engage divers in spotted eagle ray photo-ID research, thanks to a grant from the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI).
the spotted eagle ray [Aetobatus narinari], southern stingray [Dasyatis americana], and longnose stingray [D.
Still, the list of off-limit species remains the same: billfish, spotted eagle ray, sturgeon, manta ray, sharks, bonefish, tarpon, goliath grouper, snook, blue crab, nassau grouper, spotted seatrout, red drum, weakfish, stone crab, pompano, African pompano, permit, tripletail, lobster and the families of ornamental reef fish.
Effect of environmental factors and fishing effort allocation on catch of the Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari (Rajiformes: Myliobatidae) in Southern Gulf of Mexico
Bertakis was apparently trying to remove the spotted eagle ray from the boat when he was stung.
Firefighters were called to lift the 30lb spotted eagle ray from the boat in Lighthouse Point, Florida.
Her logbook reads like the diary of a National Geographic adventurer: "battled murky waters in Fiji, trailed spotted eagle ray in Belize, encountered hammerhead shark in Egypt.
waters include the spotted eagle ray, a widespread creature whose dark topside features constellations of white dots, and the bat ray, which ranges from Oregon to Mexico.
In Georgia, cownose ray, crevalle jack, cobia, and the spotted eagle ray were most abundant in the bycatch; in north Florida, cownose ray and spotted eagle ray were dominant (Fig.
In May, Mote researchers caught this spotted eagle ray in order to measure, tag and photograph it as part of a study of spotted eagle ray populations.
We studied a small artisanal fishery for the spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) off Margarita Island in northeastern Venezuela.