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Banjo Shark

Scientific Name: Trygonorrhina fasciata

Description: The Banjo Shark, otherwise known as the Fiddler Ray, is a moderately large guitar shaped ray with two small but distinctive dorsal fins and patterns of brown and white lines on its back.

These common residents of the Barwon estuary and Marine Sanctuary feed on small molluscs and crustaceans found amongst seagrass and kelp or in the sand.

The Banjo Shark gives birth to live young that are around 25cm when born.

Type: Ray
Where to find: Subtidal Reefs
Size: 120cm