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Gymnuridae (Butterfly Rays) is a family of Myliobatiformes. They are carnivores. They rely on pectoral fin oscillation to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/pectoral_oscillation
  • Definition: a type of pectoral-fin-based swimming, also known as mobuliform locomotion. Lower frequency than fin undulation; can be described as the production of less than half a wave on the fin, similar to a bird wing flapping. Pelagic stingrays use oscillatory locomotion.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of butterfly rays. View this species on GBIF
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Butterfly Ray Habitats

The environments in which many butterfly rays species are known to live. Select an environment to see its butterfly rays species checklist.

butterfly rays Habitats

The environments in which many butterfly rays species are known to live. Select an environment to see its butterfly rays species checklist.

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