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Species profile—Mobula alfredi (Alfred manta)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes) → Mobulidae (devilrays) → Mobula alfredi (Alfred manta)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fishes)
Family
Mobulidae (devilrays)
Scientific name
Mobula alfredi (Krefft, 1868)
Common name
Alfred manta
Type reference
Krefft, G. (1868). Ceratoptera alfredi (Prince Alfred's ray). Illustrated Sydney News 11 July 5(50): 1-16.
WildNet taxon ID
33388
Synonym(s)
Manta alfredi
Daemomanta alfredi
Manta pakota
Manta fowleri
Deratoptera alfredi
Ceratoptera alfredi
Alternate name(s)
inshore manta ray
coastal manta ray
reef manta ray
Munguna
Australian devilray
Prince Alfred's ray
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

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=33388

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

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