In addition, proponents and land managers should refer to the Recovery Plan (where available) or the Conservation Advice (where available) for recovery, mitigation and conservation information.
|EPBC Act Listing Status||Listed migratory - Bonn|
|Adopted/Made Recovery Plans|
|Policy Statements and Guidelines||
Sharks and rays - A Vulnerability Assessment for the Great Barrier Reef (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA), 2011j) [Admin Guideline].
Federal Register of
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - Amendment to the List of Migratory Species (20/09/2012) (Commonwealth of Australia, 2012c) [Legislative Instrument].
|Non-statutory Listing Status||
|Scientific name||Manta birostris |
|Species author||(Walbaum, 1792)|
|Reference||Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls |
|Distribution map||Species Distribution Map not available for this taxon.|
No threats data available.
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Citation: Department of the Environment (2013). Manta birostris in Species Profile and Threats Database, Department of the Environment, Canberra. Available from: http://www.environment.gov.au/sprat. Accessed Fri, 6 Dec 2013 06:40:15 +1100.