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Southern fiddler ray

Trygonorrhina dumerilii

(Image credit: Mick Baron)

The southern fiddler ray has distinct markings across its back. Pale lines with brown edges across a pale grey background and there is no triangular pattern behind eyes, just three parallel lines.

Length: Up to 1.5 m

Habitat

Coastal, on sand flats, seagrass beds, near jetties and wharves; 0-205 m depth

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Log this species along the eastern, southern and western coasts of Tasmania

Related links/info

Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.

Redmap species descriptions were based, with permission, on the following books:

Australian Marine Life: The Plants and Animals of Temperate Waters by G. J. Edgar, Revised (2008) Reed Books, Melbourne

Fishes of Australia’s Southern Coast, Edited by M. Gomon. D. Bray and R. Kuiter (2008) Reed Books, Melbourne

Fishes of Tasmania by P. Last, E. Scott and F. Talbot (1983). Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority, Hobart

Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/

Number of sightings 3

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