Southern Fiddler Ray

Trygonorrhina dumerilii

Trygonorrhina dumerilii - Southern Fiddler Ray
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Size: 1.4 m length

Distribution: All SA continental waters

Habitat: Sandy areas, seagrass beds

Depth: Subtidal from 2+ metres

Also known as the Banjo Ray, this ray has a rounded snout and is tan in colour, with darker brown patches. It has a web of whitish lines radiating out from the eyes, towards the sides of the disc, and back in towards the tail, in a loosely rhomboid shape. They can also occasionally be found with a grey and white mottled pattern.