Ornate Eagle Ray, Aetomylaeus vespertilio (Bleeker, 1852)
Scientific name: Aetomylaeus vespertilio
The Ornate Eagle Ray has a complex pattern of lines and reticulations on the upper surface of the disc. The tail lacks a spine.
It is known from Taiwan, Indonesia and northern Australia.
The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.
- Last, P.R. & J.D. Stevens. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia. CSIRO. Pp. 513, Pl. 1-84.