English: shovelnose shark, shovelnose ray
Bundjalung: nyirang
Part of Speech: noun
Related Words:
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Category: fish
Comment: Possibly nirang/nerang; Nerang (properly 'Neerung') - shovelnose 'shark'. The native name for the site of the Nerang township was Birribi (the spirals of dead bark pendant from eucalyptus trees).
Gold Coast Tweed: Mur:Sc5 Nurrungbah place of long-nosed shark , nurrung long-nosed shark; GC:Mestn neerang shovelnose shark; Y:Hanln locnm. Nerang , properly "Neerung"

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