Malacoraja obscura

The Malacoraja obscura lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 808 - 1105 m environment.

Malacoraja obscura is uniqueamong the known Atlantic skate fauna of South America in lacking thorns posterior to scapular area and in presenting intense squamation on ventral tail region (a newly collected Rajella species, presently under study, also has ventral tail denticles, More

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rajidae
Genus : Malacoraja
Species : Malacoraja obscura
Authority : Carvalho, Gomes & Gadig,2005