Raja (Dipturus) crosnieri Séret, 1989
The Madagascar skate (Dipturus crosnieri) is a species of fish in the Rajidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is open seas. It is threatened by habitat loss. The IUCN describes the species as "a relatively small (to at least 61 cm TL), poorly known, rare deepwater skate with a limited distribution in the Western Indian Ocean off the west coast of Madagascar. Benthic on the continental slope at depths of 300 to 850 m. Virtually nothing is known of the biology of the species."
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