Okamejei hollandi


Yellow-spotted skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
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, Pls. 63–74

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 08/2020

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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]