Eagle rays in the shallows

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Jan 2012

This movie shows eagle rays (probably Southern Eagle Rays, Myliobatis australis) in very shallow water at Hopetoun, Western Australia.

A Southern Eagle Ray at Rottnest Island

A Southern Eagle Ray at Rottnest Island
Photographer: Tommy Pedersen © Tommy Pedersen

The footage was taken by Richard Rennie.  Thank you to Leonie Rennie for telling me about the clip on YouTube.  Leonie recently sent an image of a Western Smooth Boxfish taken at the same location.

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Eagle ray, Myliobatidae, Myliobatus, Southern Eagle Ray, Myliobatis australis,