Spotted Eagle Ray (Aetobatus narinari) off of Darwin Island
north Galapagos Archepelago. ECUADOR. South America
RANGE: Common to occasional in the entire archipelago of Galapagos, Peru north to Baja including off-shore islands.
They cruise along walls, over reefs and sandy areas. May be solitary or in small groups or occasionally in large schools. They stop to dig in sand and feed on mollusks and crustaceans. They have also been observed feeding on barnacles in Galapagos.