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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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y P NT SP, DH Franke, 1995) Familia Pristidae Pristis pectinata Latham, 1794 C CR SP, DH, HV Pristis pristis (Linnaeus, CP CR SP, HV 1758) Orden Myliobatiformes Familia Dasyatidae Hypanus americanus (Hildebrand C NT SP, DH y Schroeder, 1928) Hypanus longus (Garman, 1880) P VU SP Familia Aetobatidae Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, C NT SP, DH, 1790) HV Familia Rhinopteridae Rhinoptera brasiliensis C EN Muller, 1836 * Familia Mobulidae Manta birostris (Walbaum, CP DD SP, HV 1792) Clase Actinopteri Orden Elopiformes Familia Megalopidae Megalops atlanticus CP CR SP, DH, Valenciennes, 1847 HV Orden Clupeiformes Familia Engraulidae Cetengraulis edentulus C NT SP, DH (Cuvier, 1829) Orden Siluriformes Familia Ariidae Ariopsis canteri Acero P., C EN SP, DH Betancur-R.
A total of 33 taxa were caught during this study, specifically 11 species of sharks (2 species belonging to Mobulidae), 6 species of billfish, 3 species of tuna, 12 species of other bony fishes and a single species of marine turtle (Table 1).
Primer registro de Manta birostris (Donndorff, 1798) (Batoideo: mobulidae) en el Rio de La Plata, Uruguay.
Role of Sensory Cues on Food Searching Behavior of a Captive Manta birostris (Chondrichtyes, Mobulidae).