Dipturus cf gudgeri (Whitley, 1940)

M. A. Treloar, L. J. B. Laurenson & J. D. Stevens, 2006, Descriptions of rajid egg cases from southeastern Australian waters., Zootaxa 1231, pp. 53-68: 63

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scientific name

Dipturus cf gudgeri (Whitley, 1940)
status

 

Dipturus cf gudgeri (Whitley, 1940)  - Bight skate

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Distribution

Found in New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, in depths of 160-700 m, although most common in waters 400-550 m (Last and Stevens 1994).

Description

Egg case very large, slightly round in shape (Table 1); colour gold/brown. Egg case narrows at anterior end; dorsal and ventral surfaces with thick fibroids, both sides convex. Attachment fibres present on lateral margin; posterior horns enclosed in apron with tips of each horn extending from apron; posterior apron slightly arch shaped.