Psammobatis normani McEachran, 1983
Shortfin sand skate
Psammobatis normani
photo by Meneses, P.D.

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Skates)
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 121 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific (Ref. 27540) and Southwest Atlantic: Uruguay to Argentina (Ref. 58839).
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 30 April 2004 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 15.11.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.10.12

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