Flatnose rays have special cephalic fins on the underside of their heads. They use these cephalic fins to heave up sand on the ocean floor to reveal crustaceans, shellfish, and other benthic organisms on which they feed.
- Scientific Name
- Rhinoptera javanica
- Order: Myliobatiformes, Family: Mobulidae
- South of Okinawa Prefecture, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean