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Aetobatus

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Aetobatus is a genus of eagle rays native to the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.[2] It was formerly placed in Myliobatidae, but is now placed in its own family based on salient differences from myliobatids, especially the pectoral fins joining the head at the level of the eyes.[3]

Species

There are currently either 3 or 5 recognized extant species in this genus depending on the status of A. narinari:

There are also 6 extinct species (only known from fossil remains) placed in this genus:

See also

References

  1. ^ Sepkoski, J. (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2012-05-10.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). Species of Aetobatus in FishBase. October 2015 version.
  3. ^ White, W. T. & Naylor, G. J. P. (2016). Resurrection of the family Aetobatidae (Myliobatiformes) for the pelagic eagle rays, genus Aetobatus. Zootaxa 4139, 435–438. 10.11646/zootaxa.4139.3.10
  4. ^ White, W.T. & Moore, A.B.M. (2013). "Redescription of Aetobatus flagellum (Bloch & Schneider, 1801), an endangered eagle ray (Myliobatoidea: Myliobatidae) from the Indo–West Pacific" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3752 (1): 199–213. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3752.1.12. PMID 25229115.
  5. ^ White, W.T. (2014): A revised generic arrangement for the eagle ray family Myliobatidae, with definitions for the valid genera. Zootaxa, 3860 (2): 149–166.
  6. ^ White, W.T., Furumitsu, K. & Yamaguchi, A. (2013): A New Species of Eagle Ray Aetobatus narutobiei from the Northwest Pacific: An Example of the Critical Role Taxonomy Plays in Fisheries and Ecological Sciences. PLoS ONE, 8 (12): e83785.
  7. ^ White, W.T.; Last, P.R.; Naylor, G.J.P.; Jensen, K. & Caira, J.N. (2010). "Clarification of Aetobatus ocellatus (Kuhl, 1823) as a valid species, and a comparison with Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasen, 1790) (Rajiformes: Myliobatidae). In: Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J (Eds.), Descriptions of New Sharks and Rays from Borneo" (PDF). CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research. Paper 032: 141–164.
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Aetobatus: Brief Summary

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Aetobatus is a genus of eagle rays native to the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. It was formerly placed in Myliobatidae, but is now placed in its own family based on salient differences from myliobatids, especially the pectoral fins joining the head at the level of the eyes.

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