Magpie fiddler ray

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

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Author: Richard Ling from NSW, Australia Camera location

The Magpie fiddler ray lives in the demersal, marine environment.

The Magpie Fiddler Ray, Trygonorrhina melaleuca, is only known from South Australia. For many years, the name Trygonorrhina fasciata was used in error for the Eastern Fiddler Ray. Size range The species grows to 1.2 m in length. More

Common names

Black and white fiddler ray in English
Ekstervioolrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ekstervioolrog in Unknown
Magpie fiddler in English
Magpie fiddler ray in English
黑体南犁头鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
黑体南犁头鳐 in Unknown
黑體南犁頭鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
黑體南犁頭鰩 in Unknown

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rhinobatidae
Genus : Trygonorrhina
Species : Trygonorrhina melaleuca
Authority : Scott, 1954