The bat ray was described in 1865 as Myliobatis californica by Gill. Gill also referred to this species as Myliobatis californicus and it may have also been referred to as Rhinoptera encenadae. The distribution of the bat ray...
The bat ray (Myliobatis californica) is an eagle ray found in muddy or sandy
sloughs, estuaries and bays, kelp beds and rocky-bottomed shoreline in the
Bat rays swim gracefully by flapping their batlike wings (pectoral fins) bird style—
a feature that gives these rays their common name and their family name, ...
The triangular shaped pectoral fins of the bat ray are often called the wings and
compared to those of a bat, hence the common name. These rays swim ...
Find out what's known about Bat Rays, Myliobatis californica, Elasmobranchii,
Rajiformes, Myliobatidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...
Oct 17, 2013 ... Family: Myliobatidae (Eagle rays). Genus and Species: Myliobatis californica.
Description: The bat ray has a distinct head that is elevated ...
The Bat Ray is blackish or brown on top with a white underside. They also have a
protruding head and a distinctive face. At the end of their long, whip-like tail ...
Welcome to the East Bay Bat Rays (EBAT) home page. We are a year round
competitive swim team practicing at Cal State East Bay in Hayward, CA.
Bat rays are found living close to the shores of bays, sloughs, kelp beds and coral
reefs. Bat rays prefer to live in areas with sandy or muddy bottoms for it allows ...
Bat rays slowly swim above the seafloor, searching for clams, crabs, shrimps,
squid, and fishes hidden in the sand. They use suction to pull prey into their ...