Fenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)
Plain pygmy skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Gurgesiellidae (Pygmy skates)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Florida, USA and the Gulf of Mexico to Nicaragua.
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 June 2019 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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