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

 Family:  Anacanthobatidae (Smooth skates)
 Max. size:  39.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; 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:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 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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