Myliobatis australis Macleay, 1881
Australian bull ray

Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL
Classification

Elasmobranchii | Rajiformes | Myliobatidae | Myliobatinae
Synonyms


Common names

Southern eagle ray, Siba australská, Australische adelaarsrog

Picture by Danna, P.


Main reference
Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens. 1994. (Ref. 6871)
Other references | Biblio | Coordinator : McEachran, John | Collaborators
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 120 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 6871); max. published weight: 56.5 kg (Ref. 40637)
Environment
Reef-associated; marine; depth range ? - 85 m (Ref. 9862)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 27°S - 43°S
Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Western Australia to Queensland. Possibly occurring off New Zealand.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Biology
Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)
Commonly found off beaches and over sand flats in shallow water. Also found offshore down to 85 m (Ref. 9862). Feeds mainly on crabs and shellfish (Ref. 6871). Ovoviviparous

 

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Eagle ray