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Aetobatus
1280px-Eagle Ray Turks and Caicos Dec 15 2006
Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Myliobatiformes
Family Myliobatidae
Genus Aetobatus

Aetobatus is a genus of eagle rays native to the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Species[]

There are currently four recognized species in this genus:

*Aetobatus narinari (Euphrasén, 1790) (Spotted Eagle Ray)
*Aetobatus flagellum (Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801) (Longheaded Eagle Ray)
*Aetobatus ocellatus (Kuhl, 1823) (Ocellated Eagle Ray)
*Aetobatus narutobiei (W. T. White, Furumitsu, A. Yamaguchi, 2013) (Naru Eagle Ray)

There is also one extinct species placed in this genus:

*Aetobatus poeyi (Fernandez de Castro, 1871)
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