Aetomylaeus asperrimus

(GILBERT, 1898)


Rough eagle ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae

Reference of the original description
JORDAN, D.S. & EVERMANN, B.W. (1896)
The fishes of North and Middle America: a descriptive catalogue of the species of fish-Iike vertebrates found in the waters of North America, north of the Isthmus of Panama. Part III. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 47 (3): 2183a–3136

Image of the original description

Aetomylaeus asperrimus (GILBERT, 1898)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Myliobatis asperrimus, Pteromylaeus asperrimus

Types
Aetomylaeus asperrimus
Holotype: SU: 11895;


Description :


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Common names
spa Aguila áspera, spa Raya águila, spa Águila cueruda, fra \(T\) Aigle de mer rugueux, eng Barred eagle ray, eng Rough eagle ray, eng Roughskin bull ray

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Panama and the Galapagos Islands (probably more widespread).

Biology
Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures [733].

Size / Weight / Age
79.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9257))

Habitat
demersal; marine