Pavoraja umbrosa Last, Mallick & Yearsley, 2008
Dusky skate
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size:  36.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 360 - 731 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: off New South Wales, eastern Australia.
Biology:  A demersal species found on upper continental slope. Males reaches maturity at ca. 32-35 cm TL, smallest juvenile 8cm TL. Discarded bycatch of local trawl fisheries (Ref. 114953)
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 May 2015 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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