Urolophus sufflavus Whitley, 1929
Yellowback stingaree
photo by FAO

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  42 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 45 - 300 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia, from Queensland to New South Wales. Possibly hybridizes with the largely allopatric banded stingaree Urolophus cruciatus (a more southern species), and perhaps one of the few known cases of chondrichthyan hybridization.
Biology:  Little is known of its biology (Ref. 6871).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 06 August 2018 (A2bd) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.10.95
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.10.00

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