Urolophus aurantiacus Müller & Henle, 1841
Sepia stingray
photo by Suzuki, T.

 Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
 Max. size:  40 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan and the Ryukyu Islands to the East China Sea.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on sand and rock bottoms (Ref. 12951, 11230). Ovoviviparous, with up to 4 in a litter (Ref. 12951).
 IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.04.96
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 09.03.03
 Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.06.97

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