Sinobatis melanosoma

(Chan, 1965)

Blackbodied leg skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Anacanthobatidae

Reference of the original description
Chan, W.L. (1965)
A new anacanthobatid skate of the genus Springeria from the South China Sea. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 13(1/3), 40–45

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Anacanthobatis melanosoma, Anacanthobatis melanosomus, Springeria melanosoma

Sinobatis melanosoma
Holotype: USNM: 198121;

Description :

Citation: Sinobatis melanosoma (Chan, 1965): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2024

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Sinobatis melanosoma (Chan, 1965), © FAO,
Common names
eng Blackbodied leg skate

Northwest Pacific: China Sea. Source:

Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
59.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 39678))

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 500 - 1100 m (Ref. 39678)

shark-references Species-ID=7600;