Notoraja sticta McEachran & Last, 2008
Blotched skate
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Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size:  62.7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 820 - 1200 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Great Australian Bight, South Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A demersal species found on continental slope (Ref. 114953). Length of this species reaches at least 62.7 cm TL; adult males 52.5-54.3 cm TL, a juvenile male paratype at 50.8 cm TL, the smallest specimen was 27.1 cm TL (Ref. 75642). Rarely caught and few individuals exist in museum collections (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 February 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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