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 bat ray's triangular pectoral fins are often called wings and compared to
those of a bat, hence the common name. These rays swim gracefully by flapping
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.
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 ...
Bat rays have a very heavy raised headand a dorsal fin at the base of a long
whiplike tail with a stinger just behind it. Their coloring is blackish or blackish
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 ...
The bat ray (Myliobatis californica) is a common seasonal inhabitant of shallow
inshore waters from Oregon to the Gulf of California, and is locally abundant in ...
May 15, 2012 ... Common in San Francisco Bay, bat rays cruise along the bottom and feed on
mollusks and other creatures that live in the mud. Rays can sense ...