family Myliobatidae

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Related to family Myliobatidae: Aetobatus
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Myliobatidae - eagle rays
fish family - any of various families of fish
Batoidei, order Batoidei, order Rajiformes, Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
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
genus Rhinoptera, Rhinoptera - a genus of Myliobatidae
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A revised generic arrangement for the eagle ray family Myliobatidae, with definitions for the valid genera.
1 1.28 3 Phylum Chordata Class Chonrichthyes Family Myliobatidae Rhinoptera bonasus 7 8.97 8 Class Osteichthyes Family Clupeidae Opisthonema oglinum 1 1.28 3 Brevoortia tyrannus 1 1.28 1 UnID Clupeidae 2 2.56 2 Family Batrachoididae Opsanus tau 1 1.28 1 Family Ophidiidae Ophidion marginatum 1 1.28 1 Ophidion sp.