Gymnura micrura

Smooth Butterfly Ray - Gymnura micrura
Smooth Butterfly Ray – Gymnura micrura
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GymnuridaeGymnura micrura(Bloch and Schneider)1801Smooth Butterfly Ray

Gymnura micrura

Unique Characters: Tail without serrated spines. No tentacle on posterior margin of spiracle.

Similar Species: Spiny Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela. Tail with 1 or more serrated spines. Posterior margin of spiracle with distinct tentacle.

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