Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Chondrichthyes  
 Order Myliobatiformes  
 Family Urolophidae  
 Genus Urolophus  
  Urolophus aurantiacus  Müller & Henle, 1841 
Provider: Pofeng Lee& Shoou-Jeng Joung 
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Citation: 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)
Character: 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. 
Habitat: Found on sand and rock bottoms. Ovoviviparous, with up to 4 in a litter. 
Distribution: Japan, Korea, Chian, Taiwan. 
Name Code: 383197
  IUCN Red List:VU A2d     Marine     
Suggested Link    The Fish Database of Taiwan  FishBase  Discover Life  World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)  Taiwan Biodiversity Network (TBN) 
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