A new legskate from the Andaman Sea (Northern Indian Ocean)

Main report: A New Legskate (Rajiformes: Anacanthobatidae) from the Andaman Sea (northeastern Indian Ocean)
(Novataxa)
Other Reporting: Shark References
Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Sinobatis andamanensis
Common Name: Andaman Legskate
Species named for: Andaman Sea
Categories: Fish | New Species
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A new legskate is described from a small collection of specimens taken off Phuket (Thailand) during a survey of the Andaman Sea. It is the only legskate (Sinobatis ) known from the northern Indian Ocean.

 

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