Manta birostris, Atlantic manta, Australian devilray, Blanketfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Manta birostris, Atlantic manta, Australian devilray, Blanketfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Manta birostris

Manta birostris Description

A giant ray having an extremely broad head with long head fins, and a terminal mouth. Upper surface of disc covered with denticles, and tail usually without a spine. Max length: 910 cm WD. Blackish above, sometimes with white shoulder patches. White belo

Manta birostris Common Names

  • Atlantic manta, Australian devilray, Blanketfish

Manta birostris Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Manta birostris? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Manta birostris species belongs to.

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Manta birostris, marine species closely related

Manta birostris, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Manta birostris marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Manta birostris. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Manta birostris are marked in green.

Manta birostris, geographic distribution

Where is Manta birostris found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Manta birostris can be found.

Manta birostris, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Manta birostris species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Manta birostris.