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Aetomylaeus nichofii

Banded eagle ray
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Myliobatiformes
Family: Myliobatidae
Genus: Aetomylaeus
Species: A. nichofii
Binomial name
Aetomylaeus nichofii
(Bloch & J. G. Schneider, 1801)

The banded eagle ray (Aetomylaeus nichofii) is a species of fish in the Myliobatidae family. It is found in Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, possibly Maldives, and possibly Mozambique. Its natural habitats are open seas, shallow seas, and coral reefs. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Kyne, P.M., Compagno, L.J.V. & Bennett, M.B. 2003. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 3 August 2007.

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  • Species Description of Aetomylaeus nichofii at
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