Urolophus bucculentus

Macleay, 1884

Sandyback stingaree
Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Urolophidae

Reference of the original description
Macleay, W. (1884)
Notices of new fishes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, ser. 1, 9, 170–172

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Trygonoptera bucculenta

Urolophus bucculentus
Holotype: AMS: B.642; AMS: B.642.001; Paratype: AMS: B.643; AMS: B.641; AMS: B.641.001; AMS: B.643.001;

Description :

Citation: Urolophus bucculentus Macleay, 1884: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Great stingaree, eng Sandyback stingaree

Western Pacific: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

Size / Weight / Age
80.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9863))

demersal; marine; depth range 100 - 230 m (Ref. 9863)

shark-references Species-ID=7423;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Calicotyle urolophi Chisholm, Beverley-Burton & Last, 1991 [17868] [17436]
  • Merizocotyle urolophi Chisholm & Whittington, 1999 [23992]

  • Acanthobothrium robertsoni Campbell & Beveridge, 2002 [16128] [28741]