Trygonoptera mucosa

(WHITLEY, 1939)

Western shovelnose stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
WHITLEY, G.P. (1939)
Taxonomic notes on sharks and rays. Australian Zoologist, 9 (3): 227–262, fig. 18, pl. 20–22.

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Urolophus mucosus, Urolophus (Trygonoptera) mucosus

Trygonoptera mucosa
Holotype: AMS: IA.670; Paratype: AMS: IA.671;

Description :

Citation: Trygonoptera mucosa (WHITLEY, 1939): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2021

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Common names
eng Bebil, eng Kejetuck, eng Western shovelnose stingaree, eng Western stingaree, eng Yellow-spotted stingaree

Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia.

Found in the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

Size / Weight / Age
44.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1388])

demersal; marine; depth range ? - 20 m [1388]

shark-references Species-ID=7362;