Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841)
Aetomylaeus milvus
photo by FAO

Family:  Myliobatidae (Eagle and manta rays)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to China, south to Indonesia. Validity of this species questioned in Compagno's 1999 checklist (Ref. 35766).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found inshore (Ref. 9862). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Presumably utilized for human consumption in the western central Pacific (Ref. 9862).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 07 February 2017 (A2d+3d) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.12.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 19.08.09
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 23.10.95

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