Okamejei heemstrai (McEachran & Fechhelm, 1982)
East African skate
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Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  60.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 200 - 500 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: off Kenya and Tanzania (Ref. 31308) to southern Mozambique (Ref. 11228).
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Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 April 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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