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Urolophus cruciatus  (Lacepède, 1804)

Crossback stingaree
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Australia country information

Common names: Banded stingaree, Crossback stingaree
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: brackish
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known off Bateman's Bay, N.S.W. to off Port Davey, Tasmania (Ref. 7300) and South Australia (Ref. 6871). Usually found at depths greater than 25 m in Victoria, common in shallow water in Tasmania (Ref. 12951).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Urolophidae (Round rays)
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6871)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 25 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; brackish; demersal; depth range ? - 160 m (Ref. 6871)

Climate / Range

Temperate, preferred ?; 37°S - 44°S

Distribution

Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits inshore waters, preferably muddy bottoms in the mouths of estuaries and in bays. Also found in rocky reefs (Ref. 12951). Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, and worms (Ref. 12951). An inactive fish, lying concealed beneath the substrate where it is accidentally disturbed by divers and swimmers.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 6871)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.4   ±0.44 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming fecundity<100)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High to very high vulnerability (67 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium