Spotted eagle ray

Characteristics

  • Occurs singly or in small groups.
  • Mainly feeds on crustaceans and molluscs .
  • Spine venomous.
  • Once recorded in Victoria Harbour in 1930s.
  • Males mature sexually at around 130 cm in disc width.

Description

  • Dorsally black, grey, greenish or bluish with numerous white or pale blue spots.
  • Ventrally white and smooth.
  • Head protruded.
  • Pectoral fins triangular.
  • Tail long and black.
  • Tail base with several spines.

Common Name: Spotted eagle ray

Family Common Name: Eagle Rays

Scientific Name: Aetobatus narinari___(Euphrasen, 1790)

Maximum Length: Coming soon