Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Data links

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links


For a JSON view of this data, click here


To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS) narinari
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.


To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNNear Threatened

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The White-spotted Eagle Ray has a large disc shaped body with angular corners and a long tail. The body is black or blue black with white spots on the upper surface. The underside is white. The snout is flat and rounded like a duck bill, becoming more pointed in mature adults. The long tail has a long spine near the base. ... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record, Video Page Url
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Reproduction, Images, Occurrence record
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Aetobatus narinari

Common Names

Common name Source
Whitespotted Eagle Ray
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Spotted Eagle Ray
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Bishop Ray
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Bonnet Skate
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Duckbil Ray
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Duckbill Eagle-ray
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Duckbill Ray
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Eagle Ray
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Flying Ray
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Lady Ray
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Leopard Ray
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Mottled Eagle Ray
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Spotted Bonnetray
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Spotted Duckbill Ray
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Spotted Edgle-ray
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Spotted Stingray
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Spotted Whipray
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Spotted-eagle Ray
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Whip Ray
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White-spotted Eagle Ray
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Working classification

Aetobatus narinari  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA