Urolophus viridis

Mcculloch, 1916

Greenback stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
McCulloch, A.R. (1916)
Report on some fishes obtained by the F.I.S. ENDEAVOUR on the coasts of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South and southwestern Australia. Part IV. Biological Results Endeavour, 4(4), 169–199

Urolophus viridis
Holotype: AMS: I.13798; Paratype: AMS: I.13799; AMS: I.13800; AMS: I.13801; AMS: I.13802; AMS: I.13803;

Description :

Citation: Urolophus viridis Mcculloch, 1916: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Greenback stingaree

Indo-West Pacific: occurs in Australia, from southern tip of Queensland southward to Tasmania. A related or identical species is found off southern Western Australia in deep water. Source: www.gbif.org

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

demersal; marine; depth range 20 - 200 m (Ref. 9863), usually 80 - 180 m (Ref. 9863)

shark-references Species-ID=7462;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)