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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  Dasyatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 035033 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pateobatis hortlei   (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Kailola, 2006)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 35 Dasyatidae (Stingrays) - show full list
Standard Name: [a stingray]
Organism Type: a stingray
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 035912     Pateobatis spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-20.
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 7 m.
Taxon Notes:A rare and poorly-known ray recorded only from the Pentecost, Durack, and Daly Rivers of northwest Australia and southern New Guinea (Kyne et al 2021).
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Kyne, P.M, Heupel, M.R., White, W.T., Simpfendorfer, C.A., 2021, The Action Plan for Australian Sharks and Rays 2021. National Environmental Science Program, Marine Biodiversity Hub., Hobart 436pp.
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