Urolophus javanicus (Martens, 1864)

Java stingaree



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Only known from the holotype collected in the mid-19th century (1864 or before).

IUCN RedList assessment: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct) (2006)



Java, Indonesia





Holotype only






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Last, P.R. & Marshall, L.J. 2006. Urolophus javanicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T60095A12247760. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T60095A12247760.en. Downloaded on 09 June 2018.

Paepke, H.J. and Schmidt, K. 1988. Kritischer katalog der typen der fischsammlung des Zoologischen Museums Berlin. Mitteilungen des Zoologischen Museums Berlin 64(1): 155-189.

White, W.T., Platell, M.E., and Potter, I.C. 2001. Relationship between reproductive biology and age composition and growth in Urolophus lobatus (Batoidea: Urolophidae). Marine Biology 138:135-147.



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