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, Pls. 49–58

Types
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 12/2018

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Common names
eng Greenback stingaree

Distribution
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))

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

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=7462;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea