Manta birostris


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Noun1.Manta birostris - largest manta (to 22 feet across wings)Manta birostris - largest manta (to 22 feet across wings); found worldwide but common in Gulf of Mexico and along southern coasts of United States; primarily oceanic
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
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in-charge of BFAR-Bohol, confirmed that the cut-up marine animal belonged to manta alfredi and manta birostris both protected under Fisheries Administrative Order (FAO) 193 and Republic Act 9147, also known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.
Or it might speak from an imaginary though quite plausible future when Manta birostris is extinct--months after seeing manta rays for the first time in the cool waters of Komodo National Park, hearing a late middle-aged version of myself speaking to his beloved, I wrote:
Buoyancy and similarity of the swimming of Manta birostris (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatidae) with the flying cycle of Columba livia (Aves: Columbidae)
Esta investigacion tiene como objeto de estudio a la mantarraya Manta birostris y esta sustentada principalmente en los principios fisicos de la locomocion del nado, para lo cual se uso la biomecanica, mas no en la anatomia funcional del sistema muscular y esqueletico del animal.
Este trabajo presenta tres objetivos principales: 1) Estudiar analiticamente, usando la fisica, la flotacion o flotabilidad de Manta birostris, con el fin de demostrar un "efecto paracaidas", y las ventajas que su forma plana ofrece en su locomocion, a diferencia de un pez con forma fusiforme.
Para comparar el nado con el vuelo, se utilizo un video de Manta birostris ("Mantas from Yap") de 3.
BIOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE GIANT MANTA RAY MANTA BIROSTRIS (WALBAUM, 1792)
La mantarraya o manta gigante Manta birostris es un elasmobranquio perteneciente al orden batoidea, sub familia mobulinae, el mas grande de los representantes de este grupo con una longitud de disco que puede ir de 6.
La Manta birostris pertenece a la sub familia mobulinae, un amplio grupo de organismos con 11 especies reconocidas mundialmente (Compagno et al.
He has been working closely with leading manta researchers since 1996 to collect information about Manta birostris populations.