Okamejei hollandi

(Jordan & Richardson, 1909)

Yellow-spotted skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
Jordan, D.S. & Richardson, R.E. (1909)
A catalogue of the fishes of the island of Formosa, or Taiwan, based on the collections of Dr. Hans Sauter. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 4(4), 159–204

Image of the original description

Raja hollandi valid as: Okamejei hollandi (Jordan & Richardson, 1909)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raia hollandi, Raja hollandi, Raja hollandii, Raja (Okamejei) hollandi

Okamejei hollandi
Holotype: FMNH: 52101;

Description :

Citation: Okamejei hollandi (Jordan & Richardson, 1909): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Okamejei hollandi, adult male (CSIRO H 7099–08, 311 mm TL, fresh): dorsal surface/ventral surface. In: Last, P.R. & Fahmi & Ishihara, H. (2010): Okamejei cairae sp. nov. (Rajoidei: Rajidae), a new skate from the South China Sea. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 32: 89-100
Common names
eng Holland skate, eng Ray, eng Skate, eng Yellow-spotted skate

Western Pacific: southern Japan (Ref. 559), East China Sea, Taiwan, and the South China Sea. Source: www.gbif.org

Oviparous (Ref. 9908). 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]. Bottom-dweller that feeds on invertebrates and bony fish.

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

demersal; marine; depth range 67 - 87 m

shark-references Species-ID=4309;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Grillotia sp. [16112]
  • Lecanicephalum xiamenensis Yang, Lui & Lin, 1995 [16464]