Okamejei heemstrai (McEachran & Fechhelm, 1982)
East African skate
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Family:  Rajidae (Skates), subfamily: Rajinae
Max. size:  51.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 260 - 500 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: off Kenya and Tanzania (Ref. 31308) to southern Mozambique (Ref. 11228).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 04 September 2004 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 22.11.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 21.07.08

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