Mobulidae


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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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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.