Ray

Can you believe that there are approximately 300 species of chondrichthyans (sharks, rays and chimaeras) found in Australian waters? More than half of these species are found no where else in the world.

Animal stats

Subclass
Subclass
Elasmobranchii
Diet
Diet
Carnivorous
Distribution
Distribution
Worldwide
Conservation Status
Conservation Status
25% of species Threatened or Near Threatened

Research projects

Projects
Year Funded
Organisation
Researchers
Estuarine use and ecological impacts of two stringray families (Dasyatidae and Urolophidae)
2013
UNSW
TAYLOR, Matt
Vision and light detection in Chondrichthyans
2012
UWA
COLLIN, Shaun & GARZA-GISHOLT, Eduardo
Dietary ecology and remote sensing as predictive tools for habitat utilisation of the manta ray, Manta birostris
2008
UQ
BENNETT, Mike, TOWNSEND, Kathy & WEEKS, Scarla
Establishing a methodological baseline for population genetics research for manta ray populations
2008
UQ/DPI
KASHIWAGI, Tom, BENNETT, Mike & OVENDEN, Jennifer
Ageing sharks, rays and fish using non-lethal molecular methods
2007
UADL
IZZO, Christopher, GILLANDERS, Bronwyn & DONNELLAN, Steve

Metabolic switching: a novel tool for the conservation of sharks and rays

2007
GRIFFITH/TWEEDH
RENSHAW, Gillian, MULVEY, Jamin &; ASHTON, Kevin

Can sharks and rays see colour?

2006
UQ
HART, Nathan

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