Southern Eagle Ray

Myliobatis tenuicaudatus


A large olive-green, yellow or dark brown to grey on top with pale blue or grey markings; white underneath eagle ray with a variable pattern of greyish-blue spots and bars, and a long tail armed with a spine that is capable of injecting venom.

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Sandy flats and seagrass meadows, in estuaries and bays and near rocky reefs. It is usually in shallow water, but has been found as deep as 422 m


Around New Zealand and southern Australia where it occurs in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia


Grows to a maximum width of around 150 cm

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