Cruriraja andamanica (Lloyd, 1909)
Andaman leg skate
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Family:  Gurgesiellidae (Pygmy skates)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 274 - 511 m
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: in tropical waters, with one record from off Tanzania (Ref. 31308) and another from the Andaman Sea (Ref. 26282).
Biology:  Holotype taken from a depth of 511 m (Ref. 26282). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 31308). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 24 April 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: McEachran, John - 24.09.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.11.18

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