Aetobatus narinari, Belize, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Formerly considered a single circum-global species, Atlantic and Indo-Pacific populations have been split, with this name now used for the species found in the Atlantic and Caribbean.
Max Size: 330 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.0-31.0°C
Habitat: Open ocean
IUCN Threat Status: Near Threatened
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.