Aetomylaeus milvus

(MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841)



Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae

Reference of the original description
MÜLLER, J. & HENLE, F.G.J. (1841)
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Berlin, Veit, pp. 1–200

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Aetomylaeus cf. milvus, Aetomylus milvus, Myliobatis milvus

Types
Aetomylaeus milvus
Syntype: MNHN: 0000-3480; MNHN: 0000-2339; MNHN: 0000-2338;


Description :


Citation: Aetomylaeus milvus (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1841): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2017

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Common names
eng Brown eagle-ray

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to China, south to Indonesia. Validity of this species questioned in Compagno"quot;s 1999 checklist [529]. Source: www.gbif.org

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].

Habitat
benthopelagic; marine