Definition of eagle ray in English:

eagle ray

Syllabification: ea·gle ray


  • A large marine ray with long pointed pectoral fins, a long tail, and a distinct head.
    • Family Myliobatidae: genera Myliobatis and Aetobatus, and several species
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    • While he has never heard of a fatal attack by a spotted eagle ray, Cowen says it is quite common for the animals to leap out of the water.
    • Spiny urchins crawl over much of the fairly lifeless rock, but we do see a moray, some curious wrasse and an eagle ray.
    • At one point, a huge puffer vied for attention with an even bigger hogfish, while an eagle ray dug into the sand beneath an overhang of soft corals.

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