Pavoraja alleni McEachran & Fechhelm, 1982
Allen's skate
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Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 304 - 458 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to northwestern Australia.
Biology:  Occur over soft bottoms of the continental shelf (Ref. 7300, 75154). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Males reaches maturity at 29-32 cm TL, hatch size at ca. 11 cm TL. Biology unknown. Caught as bycatch and discarded (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 May 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 28.06.96
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 18.01.19

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