The lobed stingaree (Urolophus lobatus) is an endemic species in the Urolophidae family that is endemic to southern Western Australia. Observed in shallow sandy and seagrass habitats, they blend in as they are a sandy color that is sometimes pink on their edges. With a slender tail, the largest of these animals has been recorded at 27 cm (11 in) in width.
They mostly feed on crustaceans, but are also known to munch on small bony fishes, polychaete worms, and molluscs. Females will give birth to a single pup every October or November after a gestation period of ten months; they are viviparous via placenta. They are frequently caught as bycatch by trawl fisheries (mainly scallop and prawn), and although it tends to survive pregnant females will abort their babies when captured. However, this species is not greatly affected by human activity overall, and it has been listed under Least Concern (LC) by the IUCN.
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