Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis

(Meng & Li, 1981)

South China leg skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Anacanthobatidae

Reference of the original description
Chu, Y.-T. & Meng, Q.-W. & Hu, A.-S. & Li, S. (1981)
Description of four new species, a new genus and a new family of elasmobranchiate fishes from deep sea of the South China Sea. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica, 12(2), 103–116

Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis

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Citation: Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis (Meng & Li, 1981): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2023

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Common names
eng South China leg skate

Western Pacific: type locality, South China Sea.

Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 474 - 500 m