Southern fiddler

The flattened pectoral fin discs of fiddler rays are shorter and more rounded than that of other guitarfishes.

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The Southern fiddler lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 180 m environment.

The Southern Fiddler Ray, Trygonorrhina fasciata, occurs in southern Australian waters from Victoria to south-western Western Australia. The Magpie Fiddler Ray, Trygonorrhina melaleuca, is only known from South Australia. More

southern fiddler ray (see below) was erroneously applied to this species. The maximum known length is 92 (possibly 120) cm. * Southern fiddler ray, Trygonorrhina fasciata (syn. More

Eye of a Southern Fiddler Ray (Trygonorrhina guaneria) at Edithburg in South Australia More

The southern fiddler was originally described as Trygonorrhina fasciata by M More

Common names

Banjo shark in English
Dumeril's shovelnose ray in English
Fiddler in English
Fiddler ray in English
Geigenrochen in German (Deutsch)
Green skate in English
Magpie ray in English
Parrit in English
Raie guitare australienne in French (français)
Skovelnäsa in Swedish (Svenska)
Southern fiddler in English
Southern fiddler ray in English
Sydlig violinfisk in Danish (dansk)
Zuidelijke vioolrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
斑紋南犁頭鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
斑纹南犁头鳐 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rhinobatidae
Genus : Trygonorrhina
Species : Trygonorrhina fasciata
Authority : M