Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Myliobatiformes  
 Family Myliobatidae  
 Genus Myliobatis  
  Myliobatis tobijei  Bleeker, 1854 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Synonyms:Mobula tobijeiMyliobatis tobije  details
Citation: 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)
Character: Disc broad, its width nearly 1.7 in length; anterior margin slightly convex, posterior slightly concave. Snout broad, subtruncate with a cephalic fin in front. Eyes small, lateral, prominent. Spiracles twice long as eye. Nostrils large, confluent with mouth, free hind nasal valves fringed. Mouth transverse, little arched. Teeth in pavement, median 4 times wider than long. One dorsal fin, small rounded on upper margins, its insertion far behind the ventrals by a distance about twice its base. Ventrals short, broad, rounded behind. Pectorals extend forward to the side of head and end at the mouth corners. Tail long, slender, with two serrated spine behind dorsal. Specimen in formalin black brown on the back. Lower surface whitish. Body smooth. 
Habitat: Found from the intertidal to the uppermost continental slope. A carnivore feeding on benthic animals. Ovoviviparous. 
Distribution: Japan, China, Taiwan. 
Name Code: 383169
  IUCN Red List:DD      Marine     
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