Image: Spotted Stingaree, Urolophus gigas

Spotted Stingaree, Urolophus gigas

A Spotted Stingaree photographed in an aquarium at Seahorse World, Beauty Point, Tasmania, January 2011.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


The species occurs in southern Australian marine waters from eastern Victoria and northern Tasmania to south-western Western Australia.  It is recorded in depths down to 50 m.

Last, P.R. & J.D. Stevens. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Edition 2. CSIRO. Pp. 644, Pl. 1-91.

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