Aetomylaeus milvus

(Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1841)

Brown eagle-ray
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

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

Aetomylaeus milvus
Syntype: MNHN: 3480; MNHN: 2339; MNHN: 2338;

Description :

Citation: Aetomylaeus milvus (Valenciennes in Müller & Henle, 1841): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Aetomylaeus milvus (Müller & Henle, 1841), © FAO,
Common names
eng Brown eagle-ray

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

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].

benthopelagic; marine

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