Pateobatis fai, Mellish Reef, Coral Sea, Photo: Graham Edgar
Pateobatis fai, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass, Soft sediment
Threats: By-catch, Exploitation
Occurrence: Infrequent (6% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.