WoRMS taxon details

Anacanthobatidae von Bonde & Swart, 1923

148828  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:148828)

accepted
Family
Not documented
Description A terminal filament of varying length arising from a small, bluntly rounded protuberance at the tip of the snout. Dorsal...  
Description A terminal filament of varying length arising from a small, bluntly rounded protuberance at the tip of the snout. Dorsal fins absent, but membranous caudal fin present. Five pairs of small, ventral gill slits. Dorsal and ventral surfaces of disc smooth, without dermal denticles. Tail slender, a bit shorter than disc. Small skates of slope regions in tropical/subtropical waters. Known from South Africa, Natal, and the tropical western Atlantic; also from Taiwan. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Anacanthobatidae von Bonde & Swart, 1923. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148828 on 2018-12-15
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2005-03-29 13:34:27Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2018). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description A terminal filament of varying length arising from a small, bluntly rounded protuberance at the tip of the snout. Dorsal fins absent, but membranous caudal fin present. Five pairs of small, ventral gill slits. Dorsal and ventral surfaces of disc smooth, without dermal denticles. Tail slender, a bit shorter than disc. Small skates of slope regions in tropical/subtropical waters. Known from South Africa, Natal, and the tropical western Atlantic; also from Taiwan. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English smooth skates  [details]