Spotted Eagle Ray Jaw
The Spotted Eagle Ray Shark, also called the Bowmouth Guitarfish, is an unmistakable specimen with its extremely broad and blunt head, clearly demarcated from its pectoral fins, and its long tail.
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Spotted Eagle Ray Jaw measures 5x4x4.3 inches. Spotted Eagle Ray Jaw is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in the USA. Our precise jaw can be used as a teaching tool, museum jaw exhibit, home decor jaw, or office decor jaw.
The spotted eagle ray has many different common names, including White-spotted eagle ray, Bonnet skate, Bonnet ray, Duckbill ray and Spotted duck-billed ray.
The Spotted eagle ray or Aetobatus narinari is distributed worldwide in tropical and warm temperate waters in the western Atlantic Ocean. This can be identified by its dark dorsal surface covered in white spots or rings. Near the base of their relatively long tail, just behind the pelvic fins, are several venomous, barbed stingers.
Spotted eagle ray or Aetobatus narinari commonly feed on small fish and crustaceans, and will sometimes dig with their snouts to look for food buried in the sand of the sea bed.
This ray can be identified by its dark dorsal surface covered in white spots or rings. Near the base of the ray’s relatively long tail, just behind the pelvic fins, are several venomous, barbed stingers.
Rays or Aetobatus narinari commonly feed on small fish and crustaceans, and will sometimes dig with their snouts to look for food buried in the sand of the sea bed.
They are commonly observed leaping out of the water. The spotted eagle ray is hunted by a wide variety of sharks. They are fished mainly in Southeast Asia and Africa, the most common market being in commercial trade and aquariums. They are protected in the Great Barrier Reef.
Spotted eagle rays or Aetobatus narinari have flat disk shaped bodies, deep blue or black with white spots on top with a white underbelly, and distinctive flat snouts similar to a duck’s bill.
They have 2 to 6 venomous spines, just behind the pelvic fins. The front half of the long and wing-like pectoral disk has five small gills in its underside.
Aetobatus preys mainly upon bivalves, crabs, whelks, benthic infauna they also feed on mollusks, crustaceans, hermit crabs, shrimp, octopuses, and some small fish.
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