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

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Rhynchobatus australiae Whitley 1939


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.