Fenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)
Plain pygmy skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Gurgesiellidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 400 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Florida, USA and the Gulf of Mexico to Nicaragua.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 30.03.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 19.11.18

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