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Species profile—Rhynchobatus palpebratus (eyebrow wedgefish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes) → Rhynchobatidae (wedgefishes) → Rhynchobatus palpebratus (eyebrow wedgefish)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes)
Family
Rhynchobatidae (wedgefishes)
Scientific name
Rhynchobatus palpebratus Compagno & Last, 2008
Common name
eyebrow wedgefish
Type reference
Compagno, L.J.V. & Last, P.R. (2008). A new species of wedgefish, Rhynchobatus palpebratus sp. nov. (Rhynchobatoidei: Rhynchobatidae), from the Indo–West Pacific. Pp 227-240 in: Last, P.R., White, W.T. & Pogonoski, J.J. (eds). Descriptions of new Australian chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart, Tas.
WildNet taxon ID
32521
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine

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Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=32521.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022