Urolophus aurantiacus Müller & Henle, 1841
Sepia stingray
Urolophus aurantiacus
photo by Murch, A.

Family:  Urolophidae (Round rays)
Max. size:  40 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan and the Ryukyu Islands to the East China Sea.
Biology:  Found on sand and rock bottoms (Ref. 12951, 11230). Ovoviviparous, with up to 4 in a litter (Ref. 12951).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 29 August 2019 (A2d) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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