Trygonorrhina fasciata (Muller and Henle, 1841)

Trygonorrhina fasciata
Trygonorrhina fasciata
Photographer: 
Ian Shaw
Date: 
Sunday, 6 May 2007
Location: 
NW Solitary Island
Depth: 
9m
Common name: Fiddler Ray
Distribution:

Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distributed along the East Coast of Australia from southern Queensland to southern New South Wales and possibly eastern Victoria.

Ecological Notes:

Frequents coastal bays and inshore areas to depths of 120m.

Additional Notes:

This species is recognised by the pattern on the dorsal surface. It preys on crustaceans, molluscs and small fishes. Grows to 1.2m.

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