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 common names for Myliobatis californica throughout English-speaking
countries is the bat ray and the bat ray due to pectoral fins that resemble bat
Oct 17, 2013 ... Family: Myliobatidae (Eagle rays). Genus and Species: Myliobatis californica.
Description: The bat ray has a distinct head that is elevated ...
Jun 24, 2013 ... Bat rays on Catalina Island. Late spring is the time of year that bat rays mate off of
southern California. Here are a few clips of some I have ...
Bat Rays at Elkhorn Slough - photos, natural history and research.
Aug 11, 2013 ... A fisherman caught a large bat ray at San Diego Harbor Island Drive Park in
California. He struggled to put the fish in a small net while hauling ...
Common Names: Bat Ray, California Bat Ray, Californian Eagle Ray. Latin
Name: Myliobatis californicus. Family: Myliobatididae. Identification: Pectoral fin
Bat rays are graceful, flattened fishes that find refuge under the sandy or muddy
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 ...