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Spotted eagle ray

(Aetobatus narinari)

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Description

The mottled ray can be identified by its numerous white spots or rings on its dorsal surface,which is blue in color,its ventral surface is white,it has a long tail similar to a whip.Larger specimens can grow up to a maximum span of 3 meters and weigh about 230 kg.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Elasmobranchii
Order:Myliobatiformes
Family:Myliobatidae
Genus:Aetobatus
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