spotted eagle ray

noun

: an eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari or Stoasodon narinari) widely distributed in warm seas and having the upper surface more or less thickly covered with white or yellow spots

called also spotted ray

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“Spotted eagle ray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spotted%20eagle%20ray. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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