This is a general hint!
Myliobatis aquila has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Myliobatis aquila in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Myliobatis aquila. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
Eastern Atlantic: Madeira, Morocco and the Canary Islands north to the western coasts of Ireland and British Isles and the southwestern North Sea, south to Natal, South Africa.
Also throughout the Mediterranean.
Found in shallow lagoons, bays and estuaries; also offshore down to at least 95 m.
Often found in groups.
Feeds on benthic crustaceans, mollusks and fish.
Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
Gestation period of 6-8 months, the females give birth to 3-7 young.
Caught by shore and ski-boat anglers, usually released after capture.
Flesh is highly esteemed.