Trygonoptera ovalis, Fremantle, WA, Photo: Tom Davis
Mask around each eye and paired dark stripes that run back from behind the head to the tail. It is the most common stingaree seen on inshore reefs off the southern west coast.
Max Size: 61 cm
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Common (28% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney