Fish ID: Bull Ray

Stingray bull ray dasyatis brevicaudata nsw poster
Family Stingray (DASYATIDAE)
species Dasyatis brevicaudata
size Width to 2m
locality Estuaries to reefs
behaviour Avoids presence of divers
range Southern Australia, NZ and Africa

Also called the short-tail or smooth stingray, as it has a tail shorter than its disc width and has smooth skin. Black on top, white underneath and with stinging spine on tail.