Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Rajiformes
(Skates and rays) > Arhynchobatidae
Etymology: Notoraja: Greek, noton = back + Latin, raja = fish, Raja sp. (Ref. 45335); sticta: Name from Greek 'stiktos' meaning spotted or dappled, refers to its strong blotched dorsal coloration.. More on author: Last.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 820 - 1200 m (Ref. 75642). Temperate
Eastern Indian Ocean: South Australia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 62.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75642)
Length of this species reaches at least 62.7 cm TL; adult males 52.5-54.3 cm TL, a juvenile male paratype at 50.8 cm TL, the smallest specimen was 27.1 cm TL (Ref. 75642).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
McEachran, J.D. and P.R. Last, 2008. New deepwater skates of the genus Notoraja (Rajoidei: Aehynchobatidae) from southern Australia and the eastern Indian Ocean. In Last, P.R., W.T. White, J.J. Pogonoski and D.C. Gledhill (eds): Descriptions of new Australian skates (Batoidea: Rajoidei) Pg. 155-172. CSIRO marine and atmospheric research paper no. 021. (Ref. 75642)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 2.1 - 5.5, mean 5 (based on 26 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5002 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00501 (0.00250 - 0.01004), b=3.12 (2.95 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.8 ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (58 of 100) .