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Urolophus neocaledoniensis  Séret & Last, 2003

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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Myliobatiformes (Stingrays) > Urolophidae (Round rays)
Etymology: Urolophus: Greek, oura = tail + Greek, lophos = crest (Ref. 45335);  neocaledoniensis: neocaledniensis because of its apparent abundant and widely distributed occurrence in the New Caledonian region (Ref. 51067).   More on author: Last.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 229 - 428 m (Ref. 51067).   Deep-water; 17°S - 29°S, 157°E - 168°E

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Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia (including the Chesterfield Islands) and the northern part of the Norfolk Ridge.

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Maturity: Lm ?, range 30 - ? cm
Max length : 36.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 51067)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Vertebrae: 144 - 153. Subcircular disc, width less than 70% total length; medium head (ventral length exceeding 30% total length) and snout (length to eye less than about 16% total length); broad, cartilaginous interorbit exceeding 4% total length; internasal flap skirt-shaped, diverging slightly; no broad lobes on posterolateral border of nostrils; inner margin of spiracle oblique; lateral tail folds absent or rudimentary; no dorsal fin; apices of pelvic fins rounded; 7-10 oral papillae along a 'W' line on mouth floor; 95-102 pectoral fin radials; total vertebrae rarely exceeding 150; dorsal surface greyish brown (Ref. 51067).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits the continental slope (Ref. 51067).

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Séret, B. and P. Last, 2003. Description of four new stingarees of the genus Urolophus (Batoidea: Urolophidae) from the Coral Sea, South-West Pacific. Cybium 27(4):307-320. (Ref. 51067)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15 - 18.6, mean 17.2 (based on 4 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming fecundity<100).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (59 of 100) .