Scientific Name
Aetomylaeus vespertilio  
Aetomylaeus vespertilio蝠狀無刺鱝
by: Yi-Lang Jheng
Author (Bleeker, 1852) Depth 1 - 110M
Chinese 蝠狀無刺鱝 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鱝科 Economic Fish No 
Family F058 Myliobatidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 蝠狀無刺鱝 
Max Length 240 cm WD   Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 網紋圓吻燕魟、魴仔 
Distribution in World India Ocean to West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South West 
Habitats Coastal  Holotype Locality Jakarta [Batavia], Java, Indonesia 
Synonyms Aetobatus reticulatus, Aetomylaeus reticulatus, Aetomylus vespertilio, Myliobatis milvus, Myliobatis vespertilio   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);Fishbase(2004);Sharks and rays of melaysia and brunei darussalam   沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List
Common Name Orante eagle ray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc nearly 2.1 as wide as long, anterior margins slightly convex, posterior margins concave. Snout long, produced. Head thick, prominent. Rostral fins flag, distinct from the pectorals. Eyes prominent, lateral. Spiracles lateral, behind eye, can not visible from above. Dorsal fin small, orgin above the ends of the bases of the ventrals. Ventrals narrow, hind margin rounded. Tail long, without a caudal spine. Body with small spines. Green-brown above, with irregular network.
habitats Found in muddy bays and banks and on coral reefs from close inshore to 110 m depth Ovoviviparous. Probably caught in bottom trawls, gillnets, seines, and fish traps. Presumably utilized as food in the western central Pacific. 
Distribution Taiwan 
Utility NULL