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Dipturus cerva Whitley , 1939 - White-spotted skate
Found in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, in depths of 20-470 m (Last and Stevens 1994).
Egg case small, round in shape (Table 1); colour fawn/brown. Dorsal and ventral surfaces with thick fibroids; lateral keel absent. Attachment fibres prominent on lateral margin; horns fairly short, roundish, similar in length at both posterior and anterior ends. As egg case becomes narrower, apron becomes more pronounced at posterior end.