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, pls. 1–3

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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

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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]