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Javanese cownose ray

(Rhinoptera javanica)

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Description

The flapnose ray or Javanese cownose ray (Rhinoptera javanica) is a species of fish in the Rhinopteridae family.It is found in the Indo-Pacific off China,India,Indonesia,Iran,Japan,Madagascar,Malaysia,Mozambique,Pakistan,the Philippines,Seychelles,Somalia,South Africa,Sri Lanka,Taiwan,Tanzania,Thailand,Vietnam and possibly Australia.Its natural habitats are open seas,shallow seas,subtidal aquatic beds,coral reefs,estuarine waters,and coastal saline lagoons.

Taxonomic tree:

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