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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His monograph (Gudger, 1914) on the Spotted Eagle Ray, Aetobatus narinari, remains the source document on the species.
History of the spotted eagle ray, Aetobatus narinari, together with a study of its external structures.
Aetobatus narinari is observed usually in coastal environments, such as bays and coral reefs, and occasionally in estuarine habitats.
Aetobatus narinari has a matrotrophic mode of embryonic gestation and fetal nutrition occurs by lipid histotrophy; and this species has low fecundity with 1-4 pups per litter (McEachran and de Carvalho, 2002).