Urolophus cruciatus, Adult, Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Pattern of dark bands on the disk is distinctive.
Max Size: 50 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 9.9°C-19.8°C
Depth: 1-160 m
Habitat: Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Frequent (13% 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: Few (2 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