Pavoraja nitida ( Guenther , 1880)

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: 66

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z01231p053

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scientific name

Pavoraja nitida ( Guenther , 1880)
status

 

Pavoraja nitida ( Guenther, 1880)  - Peacock skate

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Distribution

Found in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia in depths from 30-390 m (Last and Stevens 1994).

Description

Egg case very small (Table 1), round in shape; colour fawn/brown. Dorsal and ventral surfaces with fine fibroids; lateral keel absent; attachment fibres present on lateral edge. Horns very long at posterior end, length> 5 cm, taper to fine hairs; anterior horns short, curving at tips. Anterior apron very short may be up to one third smaller than posterior apron.