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

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Citation: Pavoraja alleni Mceachran & Fechhelm, 1982: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Common names
eng Allen"s skate, eng Allens skate

Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australia. Source:

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

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

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

shark-references Species-ID=4767;