Urolophus kaianus Günther, 1880
Kai stingaree
photo by FAO

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  23 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 236 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Kei Islands, Moluccas, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Rare species, known from a depth of 236 m (Ref. 9863). Maximum length based on an immature male (Ref. 9863).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 20.12.94
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 27.06.06
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.10.95

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