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Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis  (Meng & Li, 1981)

South China leg skate
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Rajiformes (Skates and rays) > Anacanthobatidae (Smooth skates)
Etymology: Anacanthobatis: Greek, ana = up + Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, batis, -idos = a ray (Ref. 45335).

Issue
Springeria nanhaiensis Meng & Li in Chu et al., 1981 should be considered a questionable synonym of Sinobatis borneensis (Chan, 1965b) following Last & Séret (2008 ) in Ref. 94809.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 474 - 500 m.   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: type locality, South China Sea.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Holotype was taken from sandy-muddy bottom; maximum depth provided by H. Ishihara and Y. Wang (pers. comm. 07/07).

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Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

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McEachran, J.D. and K.A. Dunn, 1998. Phylogenetic analysis of skates, a morphologically conservative clade of elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae). Copeia 1998(2):271-290. (Ref. 27314)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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