Aetobatus narinari


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Noun1.Aetobatus narinari - ray with back covered with white or yellow spotsAetobatus narinari - 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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Caracterizacion de las capturas comerciales del chucho pintado, Aetobatus narinari (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatidae), procedentes del Archipielago de Los Frailes.
7 0 -- -- 0 -- -- Family Myliobatidae Aetobatus narinari 3.
His monograph (Gudger, 1914) on the Spotted Eagle Ray, Aetobatus narinari, remains the source document on the species.
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)"
9% de las especies son transatlanticas, algunas extienden su distribucion hasta el oceano Indico, pero estan ausentes en el Pacifico oriental, como Aetobatus narinari y Carcharhinus plumbeus; en cambio hay especies que se restringen al Atlantico y en algunos casos presentan antitropicalidad parcial, como Rhinochimaera atlantica y Torpedo nobiliana.
Asimismo, para esta misma zona, Correa & Manjarres (2004) evaluaron el desembarco y el esfuerzo de la pesqueria artesanal durante el ano 2000, estimando un desembarco de 893 ton, con un promedio mensual de 97,2 ton, resaltando una importante disminucion del chucho moteado Aetobatus narinari y del chucho amarillo Rhinoptera bonasus.
Aetobatus narinari is observed usually in coastal environments, such as bays and coral reefs, and occasionally in estuarine habitats.
Effect of environmental factors and fishing effort allocation on catch of the Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari (Rajiformes: Myliobatidae) in Southern Gulf of Mexico