Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37041003

Species Mobula thurstoni (Lloyd, 1908)

Bentfin Devilray, Smoothtail Mobula




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Mackay and Port Douglas, QLD and Ningaloo Reef, WA; tropical, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Inshore, marine, pelagic.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
05-Aug-2022 MYLIOBATIFORMES 20-Jun-2022 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
05-Aug-2022 MOBULIDAE 07-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
18-May-2011 18-May-2011 MOVED
26-Mar-2010 MODIFIED