Trygonoptera mucosa (Whitley, 1939)
Western shovelnose stingaree
Trygonoptera mucosa
photo by Dowling, C.

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  44 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 20 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.
Biology:  Found on sandy substrates or near seagrass.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 August 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.06.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.10.00

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