Malacoraja kreffti (Stehmann, 1978)
Krefft's ray
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Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  70 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 1200 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: one specimen from north-western slope of Bill Bailey's Bank (61°08'N, 11°26'W). Reported from Iceland (Ref. 12462).
Biology:  Benthic (Ref. 51024). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 May 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 06.04.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 19.04.11
Checked by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.04.94

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