Definition of Mobulidae
1. Noun. Large rays lacking venomous spines: mantas.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Batoidei, Order Batoidei, Order Rajiformes, Rajiformes
Member holonyms: Devilfish, Manta, Manta Ray, Genus Manta, Genus Mobula, Mobula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mobulidae
Literary usage of Mobulidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"... Mobulidae MANTA RAYS The largest of the rays present in DAE waters, mania rays are oceanic plankton feeders which can grow to considerable si/e, ..."