Rhynchobatus australiae Whitley 1939,

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: 43

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-802E-FF8D-EDFC-CBC31BC708EF

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Plazi

scientific name

Rhynchobatus australiae Whitley 1939
status

 

Rhynchobatus australiae Whitley 1939  — Bottlenose wedgefish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by White et al. (2018: 203). A specimen observed underwater at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon; another photographed in Kavieng District by D. Borcherds. Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Philippines south to northern Australia.

Found mostly inshore, 0–60 m depth. Marine.