Prickly deep-sea skate facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPrickly deep-sea skate
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The prickly deep-sea skate (Brochiraja spinifera), or spiny deep-sea skate, is a skate in the family Arhynchobatidae. It is found off New Zealand, at depths of from 170 to 1,400 m on the continental shelf. Their length is from 60 to 80 cm.
The New Zealand Department of Conservation has classified the prickly deep-sea skate as "Data deficient" under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.
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