Myliobatis chilensis

PHILIPPI, 1892


Chilean eagle ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Myliobatidae

Reference of the original description
PHILIPPI, R.A. (1892)
Algunos peces de Chile. Anales del Museo Nacional de Chile. Primera seccion, Zoología, 3: 1–17, Pls. 1–6.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Myliobates chilensis

Types
Myliobatis chilensis



Description :


Citation: Myliobatis chilensis PHILIPPI, 1892: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Myliobatis chilensis San Jose, Lambayeque, Peru © Nicolas Acuña
Common names
spa Aguila de mar, spa Manta raya, spa Peje águila, spa Raya aguila, eng Chilean eagle ray

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: Peru to Golfo de Arauco, Chile. 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

Remarks
8216

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda
  • Acanthobothrium batailloni EUZET, 1955 [16287] [25154]
  • Acanthobothrium coquimbensis CARVAJAL & JEGES, 1980 [16287] [25154]
  • Acanthobothrium holorhini ALEXANDER, 1953 [25154]
  • Acanthobothrium sp. [25154]
  • Caulobothrium myliobatidis CARVAJAL, 1977 [16190] [25154]
  • Phyllobothrium auricula VAN BENEDEN, 1858 [25154]
  • Rhodobothrium mesodesmatum (BAHAMONDE & LOPEZ, 1962) CAMPBELL & CARVAJAL, 1979 [16284] [25154]

Copepoda
  • Eudactylina indivisa CASTRO-ROMERO & BAEZA-KUROKI, 1991 [17874]
  • Eudactylina myliobatidos LUQUE & FARFÁN, 1991 [17873] [17867]
  • Pseudocharopinoides myliobatidos ROMERO & KUROKI, 1987 [23666] [17873]
  • Pseudocharopinus narcinae (PILLAI, 1962) [17873]
  • Trebius latifurcatus WILSON, 1921 [17873]