Sympterygia lima

(Poeppig, 1835)

Filetail fanskate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
Poeppig, E.F. (1835)
Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome, während der Jahre 1827-1832. Leipzig. 2 vols.: Vol. 1(1835) i–xviii + 1–466; vol. 2(1836) i–viii + 1–464

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Psammobatis lima, Raia lima, Raja acanthostyla, Raja buergeri, Raja chilensis STEINDACHNER 1898, Raja lima, Raja steindachneri, Raja steindachneri*

Sympterygia lima

Raja chilensis STEINDACHNER 1898
Syntype: ZMB: 15611
Raja steindachneri*
Syntype: ZMB: 15611

Description :

Citation: Sympterygia lima (Poeppig, 1835): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2022

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Sympterygia lima (Poeppig, 1835), © Francisco Concha, Condrolab, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
Common names
eng Filetail fanskate

Southeast Pacific: Arica to Valdivia in Chile. Source:

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

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=7052;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)