Fenestraja ishiyamai

(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)


Plain pygmy skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
Bigelow, H.B. & Schroeder, W.C. (1962)
New and little known batoid fishes from the Western Atlantic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 128(4), 161–244

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Breviraja ishiyamai, Gurgesiella ishiyamai, Gurgesiella (Fenestraja) ishiyamai

Types
Fenestraja ishiyamai
Holotype: USNM: 196447 (old: MCZ 40174) Paratype: MCZ: 40389


Description :


Citation: Fenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Plain Pygmy Skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Florida, USA and the Gulf of Mexico to Nicaragua.

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 1000 m [5198]

Remarks
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