Definition of Spotted eagle ray

1. Noun. Ray with back covered with white or yellow spots; widely distributed in warm seas.

Exact synonyms: Aetobatus Narinari, Spotted Ray
Generic synonyms: Eagle Ray
Group relationships: Aetobatus, Genus Aetobatus

Definition of Spotted eagle ray

1. Noun. A large ray, ''Aetobatus narinari'', that inhabits benthic waters of the Atlantic and Pacific. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spotted Eagle Ray

spotted bowerbird
spotted coral root
spotted cowbane
spotted crake
spotted cranesbill
spotted cucumber beetle
spotted cucumber beetles
spotted dog
spotted dogs
spotted dolphin
spotted dolphins
spotted dragonet
spotted dragonets
spotted eagle ray (current term)
spotted eagle rays
spotted fever
spotted flycatcher
spotted gum
spotted hemlock
spotted hyena
spotted lynx
spotted nothura
spotted nothuras
spotted owl
spotted ray
spotted redshank
spotted salamander
spotted sandpiper

Literary usage of Spotted eagle ray

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"Occurs in open water over sandy substrate where it feeds on molluscs, small fish and crustaceans. Disc 150 cm. Spotted Eagle ray ..."

2. American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory by Jaques Cattell, Jaques Cattell Press (1921)
"(sec'y. 07-18, pros, 18) ; Wash. Biol. Soc ; f el. NY Zool. Soc. Pipefish; toadfish; gaff topsail catfish; spotted eagle ray; whale shark; the sucking fish; ..."

3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1915)
"( Osburn ), and a description of the spotted eagle ray ( Gudger ). AH Clark has published a short note (Ann. and Mag. K at. Hist., Series VIII, xii) on two ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands by Peter Krahenbul (2003)
"The marine display is usually fascinating - there's a good chance of witnessing sharks or even a massive, spotted eagle ray. Punta Pitt and Turtle Bay lie ..."

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