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Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno, &. Last, 2008
Rhinobatus australiae Whitley, 1939; Rhynchobatus djiddensis Forsskål, 1775

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Species Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno & Last, 2008


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CAAB : 37026004 Taxon concept Rhynchobatus_palpebratus last modified 2012-04-16 15:24:25.862

Species Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno & Last, 2008

Eyebrow Wedgefish


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth, WA to off Cairns, QLD; tropical, west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

5-60 m


General References

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. (as Rhynchobatus djiddensis , in part)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp.


Common Name References

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [304] ( Eyebrow Wedgefish )


History of changes

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