Rhinoraja kujiensis

(TANAKA, 1916)

Dapple-bellied softnose skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
TANAKA, S. (1916)
Four new species of Japanese fishes. Dobutsugaku Zasshi, 28: 173–174

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja kujiensis, Raja kujiensis

Rhinoraja kujiensis
Holotype: ZUMT: lost

Description :

Citation: Rhinoraja kujiensis (TANAKA, 1916): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Egg capsule of Rhinoraja kujiensis MTUF 26171 (110.8 x 71.8 mm) © Hajime Ishihara, Japan
Common names
eng Dapple-bellied softnose skate

Northwest Pacific: off northern 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].

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 100 - 450 m

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