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Eastern fiddler ray

Trygonorrhina fasciata

(Image credit: Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey)

The eastern fiddler ray has distinct markings across its back. Pale lines with brown edges across a pale brown background and there is a triangular pattern behind eyes. It has a long tail with two dorsal fins (on the tail).

Length: Up to 1.2 m


Coastal shallow water, sand, seagrass, reef; 0-150 m depth

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If spotted in Tasmanian waters

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 4

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