Scientific Name
Aetobatus narinari  
Aetobatus narinari納氏鷂鱝
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Euphrasen, 1790) Depth - M
Chinese 納氏鷂鱝 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鱝科 Economic Fish No 
Family F058 Myliobatidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 納氏鷂鱝 
Max Length 330 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 魴仔、燕仔魟(臺東)、花燕子(澎湖)、烏燕仔魴(澎湖)、雪花鴨嘴燕魟 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan West、PonFu、Tung Sa IS. 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Brazil and St. Barthélemy [Bartholomew], Wast Indies 
Synonyms Aetobates narinari, Aetobatis laticeps, Aetobatis latirostris, Aetobatis narinari, Aetobatus laticeps, Aetomylus maculatus, Myliobatus maculatus, Raja narinari, Stoasodon narinari   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Ebert, D. A., W. T. White, H.-C. Ho, P. R. Last, K. Nakaya, B. Séret, N. Straube, G. J. P. Naylor and M. R. C. de Carvalho (2013) An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Taiwan. Zootaxa 3752 (no. 1): 279-386.   Euphrasen, B. A. 1790 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Last, P.R. etc. 1994 
Specimen List FRIP21286. MTP0116. NTUM08228.  
Common Name Skate; Spotted eagle ray; Whip; Spotted eagleray; Spotted bonnetray; Spotted-eagle ray; Spotted duckbill ray; Whip ray; Spotted whipray; White-spotted eagle ray; Spotted stingray; Sunfish; Bonnet skate; Bishop ray; Duckbill ray; Eagle ray; Leopard ray; Mo 
Redlist Status DD IUCN Redlist: Data deficient(DD)  2000-06-30   
Characteristic Disc much broader than long; anterior margins convex, posterior concave. Head thick, prominent, narrowing downward and forward on ths sides. Snout narrower, produced. Rostral fins distinct from the pectorals. Nostrils confluent with mouth, free hind margin fringed and deeply emarginated at middle. Eyes small, prominent, lateral,almost in front of mouth angle. Spiralces large, lateral, behind eye, partly visible from above. Teeth uniserial, broad and short, lower pavement projecting slightly. Each tooth is curved or angled forward more or less in the middle. Gill openings subequal, equidistant. One dorsal fin, small, rounded above, with a short free margin and an angle behind the base, origin above the ends of the bases of the ventrals. Ventrals rather narrow and obtuse or convex terminally, nearly half extended behind the ends of the pectorals. Pectorals slightly falciform, not continuous forward th the snout Tail long, slender, bearing a dorsal fin and a serrated spine above the basal portion, Specimen in formalin grayish olive, with gray-white spots on the back. Whitish below.
habitats Commonly found in shallow inshore waters such as bays and coral reefs but may cross oceanic basins. Sometimes enters estuaries. Swims close to the surface, occasionally leaping out of the water, or close to the bottom. Frequently forming large schools dur 
Distribution Red Sea Arabia, Natal, Madagascar, Seychelles, India, Ceylon, Malay Peninsula, Pinang, Singapore, East Indies, Philippines, Cochin China, China, Queensland, New South Wales, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Hawaiian group. Taiwan.