Sinobatis borneensis (Chan, 1965)
Borneo leg skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Anacanthobatidae (Smooth skates)
Max. size:  39.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 800 - 1100 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: South China Sea and Taiwan.
Diagnosis:  Disc thin. Snout broad and long with rostral filament. Eye small and remote from snout. Pelvic anterior lobe leg-like and completely separate from posterior lobe. Pelvic posterior lobe fused with tail. Tail slender.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 06 May 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 05.02.93
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 26.02.09
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.10.95

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