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Manta alfredi



Manta ray

Classification
Identification
Biology
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Manta alfredi ()
Synonyms :
Classification : Chondrichthyes ( Cartilaginous fishes, sharks, rays )
 
Name : Raie manta
Diable de mer.
Name : Manta ray
Devil Ray
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Possèdent des "cornes céphaliques".
Disque élargi formant deux ailes.Petite dorsale à la base de la queue.Epine caudale rudimentaire ou absente.
Dents minuscules.Peuvent atteindre une largeur de 310 cm.
Possible confusions
Manta birostris, the Atlantic manta ray
Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Les Mantas se nourrissent en filtrant des animaux planctoniques grace à des appendices garnissant les arcs branchiaux.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Vivipares
Interaction with other species
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Inoffensives malgré leur grosse taille.
Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Pelagic
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Essentiellement en train de nager en pleine eau.
Geographical distribution
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Circum Tropical.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://www.underwaterphotographers.com/manta1.htm
http://www.vivanatura.org/Manta hamiltoni.html

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Guide sous-marin de Tahiti
R. Bagnis & E. Christian
Les Editions du Pacifique, 1976-2000
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 30/10/2002

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 08/11/2002
Abystrale - 29/08/2006


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