Fenestraja maceachrani

(Séret, 1989)

Madagascar pygmy skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
Séret, B. (1989)
Deep water skates of Madagascar. Part 2. Rajidae. Gurgesiella (Fenestraja) maceachrani sp. n. Cybium, 13(1), 55–64

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Gurgesiella maceachrani, Gurgesiella (Fenestraja) maceachrani

Fenestraja maceachrani
Holotype: MNHN: 1988-0641; Paratype: MNHN: 1988-0642;

Description :

Citation: Fenestraja maceachrani (Séret, 1989): 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 Madagascar pygmy skate

Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, off Madagascar.

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 600 - 605 m [4625]

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