Urolophus gigas

SCOTT, 1954

Spotted stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
SCOTT, T.D. (1954)
Four new fishes from South Australia. Records of the South Australian Museum, 11 (2): 105–112, Pl. 22.

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Urolophus gigas
Holotype: SAMA: F 2744;

Description :

Citation: Urolophus gigas SCOTT, 1954: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2019

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Common names
eng Sinclair"s stingaree, eng Sinclairs stingaree, eng Spotted stingaree

Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

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

demersal; marine; depth range ? - 50 m [1388]

shark-references Species-ID=7435;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Pterobothrium platycephalum (SHIPLEY & HORNELL, 1906) DOLLFUS, 1930 [15789]