Malacoraja kreffti

(STEHMANN, 1977)


Krefft's ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
STEHMANN, M. (1977)
Ein neuer archibenthaler Roche aus dem Nordostatlantik, Raja kreffti spec. nov. (Elasmobranchii, Batoidea, Rajidae), die zweite Spezies im Subgenus Malacoraja Stehmann, 1970. Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft, 28 (2/3): 77–93

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raja kreffti, Raja (Malacoraja) kreffti

Types
Malacoraja kreffti
Holotype: ZMH: 25256 (old: ISH 748-1974);


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Citation: Malacoraja kreffti (STEHMANN, 1977): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
spa Raya de Krefft, fra \(T\) Raie de Krefft, eng Krefft"s ray, eng Krefft"s skate

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic: one specimen from north-western slope of Bill Bailey"quot;s Bank (61°08"quot;N, 11°26"quot;W). Reported from Iceland [20065].

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

Size / Weight / Age
70.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [7182])

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 1200 - 1200 m (Ref. 58018)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=3580;