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Family: Urolophidae Round rays



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28 species
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Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 17.4 cm TL
Spinilophus armatus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

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Spinilophus armatus
[New Ireland stingaree]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 39.4 cm TL

 
Trygonoptera galba
[]

Photo by Graham, K.

Southern Oceans
Max. Length 79.3 cm TL
Trygonoptera imitata Yearsley, Last & Gomon, 2008

Photo by Graham, K.
 
Trygonoptera imitata
[Eastern shovelnose stingaree]

Photo by Dowling, C.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Trygonoptera mucosa (Whitley, 1939)

Photo by Dowling, C.
 
Trygonoptera mucosa
[Western shovelnose stingaree]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Trygonoptera ovalis Last & Gomon, 1987

Photo by Good, P.
 
Trygonoptera ovalis
[Striped stingaree]

Photo by Good, P.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Trygonoptera personata Last & Gomon, 1987

Photo by Good, P.
 
Trygonoptera personata
[Masked stingaree]

Photo by Banks, I.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Trygonoptera testacea Müller & Henle, 1841

Photo by Banks, I.
 
Trygonoptera testacea
[Common stingaree]

Photo by Murch, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Urolophus aurantiacus Müller & Henle, 1841

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Urolophus aurantiacus
[Sepia stingray]

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Eastern Indian Ocean to W
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Urolophus bucculentus Macleay, 1884

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Urolophus bucculentus
[Sandyback stingaree]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Urolophus circularis
[Circular stingaree]

Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Urolophus cruciatus (Lacepède, 1804)

Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Urolophus cruciatus
[Banded stingaree]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 34.2 cm TL

 
Urolophus deforgesi
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 47 cm TL

 
Urolophus expansus
[Wide stingaree]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Urolophus flavomosaicus Last & Gomon, 1987

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Urolophus flavomosaicus
[Patchwork stingaree]

Photo by Aitken, K.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Urolophus gigas Scott, 1954

Photo by Aitken, K.
 
Urolophus gigas
[Spotted stingaree]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Indian Ocean

Urolophus javanicus (Martens, 1864)

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Urolophus javanicus
[Java stingaree]

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Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm TL
Urolophus kaianus Günther, 1880

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Urolophus kaianus
[Kai stingaree]

Photo by Murch, A.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 52.1 cm TL
Urolophus kapalensis Yearsley & Last, 2006

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Urolophus kapalensis
[Kapala stingaree]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL

 
Urolophus lobatus
[Lobed stingaree]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Urolophus mitosis
[Mitotic stingaree]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 36.6 cm TL

 
Urolophus neocaledoniensis
[]

Photo by Kittel, S.W.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Urolophus orarius Last & Gomon, 1987

Photo by Kittel, S.W.
 
Urolophus orarius
[Coastal stingaree]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 31.3 cm TL

 
Urolophus papilio
[]

Photo by Graham, K.

Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Urolophus paucimaculatus Dixon, 1969

Photo by Graham, K.
 
Urolophus paucimaculatus
[Sparsely-spotted stingaree]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 48.4 cm TL

 
Urolophus piperatus
[Coral sea stingaree]

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Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Urolophus sufflavus Whitley, 1929

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Urolophus sufflavus
[Yellowback stingaree]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL
Urolophus viridis McCulloch, 1916

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Urolophus viridis
[Greenback stingaree]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 36 cm TL

 
Urolophus westraliensis
[Brown stingaree]



28 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Spinilophus armatus New Ireland stingaree Western Central Pacific 17.4 TL 1841
Trygonoptera galba Eastern Indian Ocean 39.4 TL 2008
Trygonoptera imitata Eastern shovelnose stingaree Southern Oceans 79.3 TL 2008
Trygonoptera mucosa Western shovelnose stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 44 TL 1939
Trygonoptera ovalis Striped stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 61 TL 1987
Trygonoptera personata Masked stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 47 TL 1987
Trygonoptera testacea Common stingaree Western Pacific 47 TL 1841
Urolophus aurantiacus Sepia stingray Northwest Pacific 40 TL 1841
Urolophus bucculentus Sandyback stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean to W 80 TL 1884
Urolophus circularis Circular stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL 1966
Urolophus cruciatus Banded stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 50 TL 1804
Urolophus deforgesi Western Central Pacific 34.2 TL 2003
Urolophus expansus Wide stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 47 TL 1916
Urolophus flavomosaicus Patchwork stingaree Indo-West Pacific 59 TL 1987
Urolophus gigas Spotted stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 70 TL 1954
Urolophus javanicus Java stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 1864
Urolophus kaianus Kai stingaree Western Central Pacific 23 TL 1880
Urolophus kapalensis Kapala stingaree Southwest Pacific 52.1 TL 2006
Urolophus lobatus Lobed stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 38 TL 1966
Urolophus mitosis Mitotic stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 29 TL 1987
Urolophus neocaledoniensis Western Central Pacific 36.6 TL 2003
Urolophus orarius Coastal stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 31 TL 1987
Urolophus papilio Western Central Pacific 31.3 TL 2003
Urolophus paucimaculatus Sparsely-spotted stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 57 TL 1969
Urolophus piperatus Coral sea stingaree Western Central Pacific 48.4 TL 2003
Urolophus sufflavus Yellowback stingaree Southwest Pacific 42 TL 1929
Urolophus viridis Greenback stingaree Indo-West Pacific 44 TL 1916
Urolophus westraliensis Brown stingaree Eastern Indian Ocean 36 TL 1987



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