Malacoraja obscura

DE CARVALHO, GOMES & GADIG, 2005



Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
DE CARVALHO, M.R. & GOMES, U.L. & GADIG, O.B.F. (2005)
Description of a new species of skate of the genus Malacoraja Stehmann, 1970: the first species from the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, with notes on generic monophyly and composition (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae). Neotropical Ichthyology, 3 (2): 239–258

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Types
Malacoraja obscura
Holotype: MNRJ: 28289; Paratype: MNRJ: 28292; MNRJ: 28293; MNRJ: 28290; MNRJ: 28291;


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Citation: Malacoraja obscura DE CARVALHO, GOMES & GADIG, 2005: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Distribution
Western Atlantic: continental slope of southeastern Brazil, off the states of Espirito Santo (19°39"quot; S, 38°38"quot; W) and Rio de Janeiro (21°46"quot; S, 39°53"quot; W).

Size / Weight / Age
68.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 72455))

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 808 - 1105 m (Ref. 72455)

Remarks
63591