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Aetobatus narutobiei White, Furumitsu & Yamaguchi, 2013
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Aetobatus; Species: narutobiei; Original reference
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  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, aetos = eagle + Greek, batis, batidos = a ray (Raja sp.) (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named for its common name in the Japanese waters ‘Naru tobi-ei’ (pronounced ‘Nar-oo-tobee-ay’), Naru’ referring to Naru Island and ‘Tobi-ei’ the Japanese name used for eagle rays which translates to black kite (a bird); noun in apposition.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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