Notoraja tobitukai

(HIYAMA, 1940)

Leadhued skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
HIYAMA, Y. (1940)
Descriptions of two new species of fish, Raja tobitukai and Chlorophthalmus acutifrons. Japanese Journal of Zoology, 9 (1): 169–173

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja tobitukai, Breviraja tobitukai, Breviraja (Notoraja) tobitukai, Raja tobitukai

Notoraja tobitukai
Holotype: FUMT: P1558;

Description :

Citation: Notoraja tobitukai (HIYAMA, 1940): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2019

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Common names
eng Leadhued skate

Northwest Pacific: Japan, Okinawa Trough, East China Sea, and Taiwan. Source:

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
50.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41299))

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 300 - 1000 m (Ref. 41299)

shark-references Species-ID=4183;