The spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) is a cartilaginous fish of the eagle ray
family, Myliobatidae. It can be found globally in tropical regions, including the ...
Several photographs of Aetobatus narinari and information on its habitat and
range, food habits and reproduction.
The spotted eagle ray is very distinctive with a flattened body and triangular
corners to the wing-like pectoral fins. The snout is rounded and pointed at the tip,
Feb 4, 2010 ... The spotted eagle ray is one of the most beautiful rays and is also known as the
bonnet ray. It's inky blue body is covered with almost star like ...
Etymology: Aetobatus: Greek, aetos = eagle + Greek, batis, batidos = a ray (Raja
sp.) (Ref. ... There may be more than one species of spotted Aetobatus (Ref.
Spotted Eagle Rays live along the open coast in warm waters throughout the
world, though they are often associated with coral reefs and sometimes enter ...
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Based on external morphology, colouration, parasite fauna and distribution there
are likely at least four species of "spotted eagle rays" (J. Caira pers. comm.).
The Hawaiian spotted eagle ray is also known as the bonnet ray, the duck bill ray
and the spotted duck billed ray, or hihimanu in Hawaiian.
A school of spotted eagle rays glides gracefully through the island-speckled
waters of the Maldives. The rays are often seen gathering in groups near the