Urolophus viridis McCulloch, 1916
Greenback stingaree
Urolophus viridis
photo by FAO

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  44 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 20 - 200 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: occurs in Australia, from southern tip of Queensland southward to Tasmania. A related or identical species is found off southern Western Australia in deep water.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs on the outer continental shelf (Ref. 6871, 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 06 August 2018 (A2bd) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.10.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 11.08.08

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