Urolophus gigas Scott, 1954
Spotted stingaree
photo by Aitken, K.

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  70 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 50 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs on the continental shelf and inshore waters (Ref. 7300, 75154). Found partly covered with sand near seagrass beds (Ref. 6871).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 August 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.06.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 08.08.08

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