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Aetobatus flagellum (Longheaded Eagle Ray) is a species of Myliobatiformes in the family Myliobatidae. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Individuals can grow to 72 cm. They rely on pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Longheaded Eagle Ray. View this species on GBIF