Mobula kuhlii (Müller & Henle 1841),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 48

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Mobula kuhlii (Müller & Henle 1841)


Mobula kuhlii (Müller & Henle 1841)  — Kuhl's devilray ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11)

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by White et al. (2018: 289), White & Ko'ou (2018: 68), based on a specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 4 Mar. 2008 and 6 July 2008, at 16 m depth by Dean Tully on 8 July 2011, and by D. Borcherds.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East and South Africa east to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, south to northern Australia. Pelagic, mainly in coastal waters, often seen in small groups, 0–30 m depth. Marine.