Porcupine Ray

Urogymnus asperrimus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Urogymnus asperrimus
Other names Roughskin Stingaree, Roughskinned Ray, Solanders Ray, Thorny Ray, Porcupine Whipray
Size Up to 1.47 m (4.8 ft) TL
Weight Up to 100 kg (220 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters amongst sand, rubble & seagrass areas near reef, often in caves
Depth Range 0 - 200 m (656 ft)
Porcupine Ray Distribution