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Giant Atlantic Manta
Manta birostris (Walbaum, 1792)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates »  family Myliobatidae - eagle ray »  genus Manta

Scientific synonyms

Brachioptilon hamiltoni Hamilton & Newman, 1849
Cephaloptera manta (Bancroft, 1829)
Cephaloptera stelligera Günther, 1870
Cephalopterus manta Bancroft, 1829
Cephalopterus vampyrus Mitchill, 1824
Ceratoptera alfredi Krefft, 1868
Ceratoptera ehrenbergii Müller & Henle, 1841
Ceratoptera johnii Müller & Henle, 1841
Ceratoptera orissa Lloyd, 1908
Daemomanta alfredi (Krefft, 1868)

Other names

= Australian Devilray
= Blanketfish
= Devil Ray
= Devil-ray
= Devilfish
= Eagleray
= Giant Devil Ray
= Giant Manta
= Great Devil Fish
= Manta Ray
= Mantaray
= Pacific Manta
= Prince Alfreds Ray

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15837]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Manta birostris (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/15838]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Manta ehrenbergii (Müller & Henle, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Manta birostris (Donndorff, 1798)]
EN Australian Faunal Directory [5d47070d-65b0-4105-a0a7-47d19d6db104]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Manta alfredi (Krefft, 1868)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a0a0a1b0-ea9c-4b88-886c-bb6fb5eb6e6a]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Manta birostris (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 21 January 2015
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2061]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [54614]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [198921]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Manta birostris (Walbaum, 1792)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta birostris (Donndorff, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Raja manatia Bloch & Schneider, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Mobula manta Bancroft, 1829]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Mobula vampyrus Mitchill, 1824]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta ehrenbergii (Müller & Henle, 1841)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta elliotti Holmes, 1856]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta hamiltoni Hamilton & Newman in Newman, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta johnii Müller & Henle, 1841]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Manta orissa Lloyd, 1908]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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