Javanese Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera javanica Müller & Henle 1841


Other Names: Flapnose Ray, Javanese Cowray

A Javanese Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera javanica. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial


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Dianne J. Bray, Rhinoptera javanica in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/2671

Javanese Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera javanica Müller & Henle 1841

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Distribution

Widespread in the Indo-West Pacific from South Africa to Southeast Asia, north to Japan and south to northern Australia. Inhabits inshore coastal waters in depths above 30 m, often in large shoals.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Javanese Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera javanica Müller & Henle 1841

References


Dudley, S.F.J, Kyne, P.M. & White, W.T. 2006. Rhinoptera javanica. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. . Downloaded on 02 October 2013.

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CAAB Code:37040002

Conservation:IUCN Vulnerable

Depth:inshore to 30 m

Habitat:Sandy, muddy bottoms

Max Size:150 cm DW; 4.5 kg

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