Mobulidae


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Mobulidae

[mə′byül·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The devil rays, a family of batoids that are surface feeders and live mostly on plankton.
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The bulk of this bycatch was sharks of the genus Carcharhinus (0.023 t/1.296 t), rays of the Mobulidae family (0.020 t/1.128 t), marlins of the genus Makaira, and sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) (0.016 t/0.895 t) (Tables 4 and 6).