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Trygonoptera ovalis Last, &. Gomon, 1987
Bight Stingaree; Urolophus sp; Urolophus sp 1; Urolophus testaceus Müller and Henle, 1841

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Species Trygonoptera ovalis Last & Gomon, 1987


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CAAB : 37038016 Taxon concept Trygonoptera_ovalis last modified 2019-10-17 17:33:21.555

Species Trygonoptera ovalis Last & Gomon, 1987

Striped Stingaree , Bight Stingaree


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

From east of Low Point, Great Australian Bight (128º30´E) to the Houtman Abrolhos (28º29´S), WA; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

To 43 m.


General References

Gomon, M.F., Yearsley, G.K. & Last, P.R. 2008. Family Urolophidae. 125-137 pp. in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast . Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [128]

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs. [16] (as Urolophus species 1)

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [20]

Last, P.R. & Gomon, M.F. 1994. Family Urolophidae. pp. 172-181 figs 150-159 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [174]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [425]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [406]


Common Name References

Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds) 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast . Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [174] (Bight Stingaree)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [424] ( Striped Stingaree )

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Striped Stingaree )


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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Urolophidae (Round rays)
Etymology: Trygonoptera: Greek, trygon = a sting ray + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335 )

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