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Manta birostris Manta Ray


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lexID:
2666 
Scientific:
Manta birostris 
German:
Mantarochen - Teufelsrochen 
English:
Manta Ray 
category:
Stingrays 
Synonyms:
  • Brachioptilon hamiltoni (Hamilton & Newman, 1849)
  • Cephaloptera stelligera (Günther, 1870)
  • Cephalopterus manta (Bancroft, 1829)
  • Cephalopterus vampyrus (Mitchill, 1824)
  • Ceratoptera ehrenbergi (Müller & Henle, 1841)
  • Ceratoptera ehrenbergii (Müller & Henle, 1841)
  • Ceratoptera johnii (Müller & Henle, 1841)
  • Manta americana (Bancroft, 1829)
  • Manta brevirostris (Auctorum)
  • Manta ehrenbergii (Müller & Henle, 1841)
 
family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Manta (Genus) > birostris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Walbaum, 1792) 
occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Azores, Circumglobal, European Coasts, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Kenya, Mauritius, New Zealand, Peru, Somalia, South-Africa, the Seychelles, USA, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 120 Meter 
size:
263.78" - 358.27" (670cm - 910cm) 
Weight:
3000 kg 
temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
Appendix II 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
last edit:
2009-01-13 20:25:38 

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(Walbaum, 1792)

Synonyms:
Brachioptilon hamiltoni Hamilton & Newman, 1849
Cephaloptera stelligera Günther, 1870
Cephalopterus manta Bancroft, 1829
Cephalopterus vampyrus Mitchill, 1824
Ceratoptera ehrenbergi Müller & Henle, 1841
Ceratoptera ehrenbergii Müller & Henle, 1841
Ceratoptera johnii Müller & Henle, 1841
Manta americana Bancroft, 1829
Manta brevirostris Auctorum (misspelling)
Manta ehrenbergii (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Manta hamiltoni (Hamilton & Newman, 1849)
Manta raya Baer, 1899
Raja birostris Walbaum, 1792
Raja manatia Bloch & Schneider, 1801

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Rajiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Mobulinae (Subfamily) > Manta (Genus) > Manta birostris (Species)

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