Pavoraja alleni

McEACHRAN & FECHHELM, 1982


Allens skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
MCEACHRAN, J.D. & FECHHELM, J.D. (1982)
A new species of skate from western Australia with comments on the status of Pavoraja Whitley, 1939 (Chondrichthyes: Rajiformes). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 95 (1): 1–12.

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Types
Pavoraja alleni
Holotype: WAM: P.19118-001; Paratype: WAM: P.8226-001; WAM: P.19117-001;


Description :


Citation: Pavoraja alleni McEACHRAN & FECHHELM, 1982: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
eng Allen"s skate, eng Allens skate

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
35.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [1388])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 304 - 458 m [3398]

Remarks
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