Scientific Name
Urolophus aurantiacus  
Urolophus aurantiacus褐黃扁魟
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Müller & Henle, 1841 Depth - M
Chinese 褐黃扁魟 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 扁魟科 Economic Fish No 
Family F053 Urolophidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 褐黃扁魟 
Max Length 40 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黃平魟、金魴仔 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats   Holotype Locality Port Western [Westernport], Victoria, Australia; Tasmania, Australia; Gotto Island [Nagasaki, Japan] 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣產土魟科魚類之系統分類研究(張弘俊,1985)   沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0055264. ASIZP0057913. ASIZP0060264. ASIZP0060465. ASIZP0060945. ASIZP0061007. ASIZP0061043. ASIZP0061133. ASIZP0061178. ASIZP0061200. ASIZP0061212. ASIZP0061468. ASIZP0066129. ASIZP0066844. ASIZP0070750. ASIZP0073665. ASIZP0801906. ASIZP0911906. FRIP00299. NMMBP03193. NMMBP03222. NMMBP06191. NMMSTP00341. NTMP0078. NTMP1068. NTMP1244. NTUM01693. NTUM06696.  
Common Name Sepia stingray 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Disc rhomboid, broadly rounded, front edges waved, outer and hinder angles rounded. Snout forms narrow triangular point in front. Mouth with three papillae. Teeth with rather narrow triangular cusp; upper lip with fringed edge, lower with rather large pleats; nostrils small.(Fowler) Spiracles large, deep. Gill openings small, equidistant. No dorsal fin. Ventrals short, broad, front and hind rays subequal. Caudal fin short, rounded behind. Tail short, 1.3 to 1.5 in disc length, with caudal spine. Uniform brown above, whitish below.
habitats Found on sand and rock bottoms. Ovoviviparous, with up to 4 in a litter. 
Distribution Japan, Korea, Chian, Taiwan.