Okamejei schmidti

(Ishiyama, 1958)

Browneye skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
Ishiyama, R. (1958)
Studies on the rajid fishes (Rajidae) found in the waters around Japan. Journal of the Shimonoseki College of Fisheries, 7(2/3), 193–394

Image of the original description
Image in copyright.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raja schmidti, Raja (Okamejei) schmidti

Okamejei schmidti
Holotype: FAKU: 111499 Paratype: CAS: 23156 CAS: 23157 FAKU: 111489 FAKU: 10682 FAKU: 10685 FAKU: 111488 MCZ: 40285 MCZ: 40316 MCZ: 40329 MCZ: 40335

Description :

Citation: Okamejei schmidti (Ishiyama, 1958): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

Please send your images of "Okamejei schmidti" to info@shark-references.com

Egg capsule of Okamejei schmidti, MTUF 26687, 56.0 x 30.3 mm © Hajime Ishihara, Japan
Common names
eng Browneye skate

Northwest Pacific: Japan. Source: www.gbif.org

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].

demersal; marine; depth range 30 - 60 m

shark-references Species-ID=4318;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Gnathia trimaculata Coetzee, Smit, Grutter & Davies, 2009 [17188]