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Aetomylaeus maculatus Mottled eagle ray


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lexID:
9618 
Scientific:
Aetomylaeus maculatus 
German:
Rochen 
English:
Mottled eagle ray 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Aetomylaeus (Genus) > maculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, 1834) 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, (the) Maldives, Bahrain, Borneo (Kalimantan), China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Java, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam 
Size:
21.26" - 78.74" (54cm - 200cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, Clam meat, Clams, Copepods, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Invertebrates, Isopods, Krill, Lobster, Nekton, Predatory, Rock shrimps, Schrimps, Worms, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
21997.84 gal (~ 100000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Aetomylaeus asperrimus
  • Aetomylaeus bovinus
  • Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus
  • Aetomylaeus milvus
  • Aetomylaeus nichofii
  • Aetomylaeus vespertilio
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-06 08:28:01 

Husbandry

Aetomylaeus maculatus (Gray, 1834)
Mottled eagle ray

Found inshore. Inhabits mangrove creeks and protected sandy channels to a depth of at least 18 m; relatively uncommon. Active swimmer, travelling long distances; feeds on crustaceans and molluscs

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Batoidea (Infraclass) > Myliobatiformes (Order) > Myliobatidae (Family) > Myliobatinae (Subfamily) > Aetomylaeus (Genus) >

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