Urolophus sufflavus

WHITLEY, 1929


Yellowback stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
WHITLEY, G.P. (1929)
Additions to the check-list of the fishes of New South Wales. No. 2. Australian Zoologist, 5 (4): 353–357

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Types
Urolophus sufflavus
Syntype: AMS: I.13805; AMS: I.13806;


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Citation: Urolophus sufflavus WHITLEY, 1929: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
eng Yellowback stingaree

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: Australia, from Queensland to New South Wales. Possibly hybridizes with the largely allopatric banded stingaree Urolophus cruciatus (a more southern species), and perhaps one of the few known cases of chondrichthyan hybridization. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Found on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 75154).

Size / Weight / Age
42.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9863))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 45 - 300 m (Ref. 9863), usually 100 - 160 m (Ref. 9863)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7458;