dcsimg
Image of Shortnose eagle ray

Shortnose Eagle Ray

Myliobatis ridens Ruocco, Lucifora, Díaz de Astarloa, Mabragaña & Delpiani 2012

  No known copyright restrictions

Myliobatis ridens (Shortnose Eagle Ray) is a species of Myliobatiformes in the family Myliobatidae. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN. Individuals can grow to 70 cm. They rely on pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

show all records
  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
show all records

EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Shortnose eagle ray. View this species on GBIF