Amblyraja badia

(GARMAN, 1899)


Broad skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
GARMAN, S. (1899)
Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico. Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the ALBATROSS, during 1891, Lieut. Comm. Z.L. Tanner, U.S.N., commanding. 26. The fishes. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, (24) 2: 431 p.

Image of the original description

Amblyraja badia (GARMAN,1899)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raia badia, Raja badia, Raja (Amblyraja) badia

Types
Amblyraja badia
Holotype: MCZ: 1008-S


Description:


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Common names
spa Raya ancha, fra \(T\) Raie large, eng Broad skate

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Panama. Western Pacific: Tohoku Slope and Okhotsk Slope. Reported from British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 6885).

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
86.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9261)); 100 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1100 - 2300 m (Ref. 9261), usually 1100 - 2300 m (Ref. 9261)