Atlantoraja cyclophora

(REGAN, 1903)


Eyespot skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
REGAN, C.T. (1903)
On a collection of fishes made by Dr. Goeldi at Rio Janeiro. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1903 (2): 59–68, pl. 7, 8

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Atlantoraja ciclophora, Raia cyclophora, Raja cyclophora, Raja (Atlantoraja) ciclophora, Raja (Atlantoraja) cyclophora, Rioraja cyclophora

Types
Atlantoraja cyclophora
Syntype: BMNH: 1903.6.9.134 BMNH: 1903.6.9.135


Description :


Citation: Atlantoraja cyclophora (REGAN, 1903): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2017

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Atlantoraja cyclophora (REGAN, 1903), Male mature, TL (cm)= 55 cm, Southeastern Brazzil (42°–47°W), © Bianca de Sousa Rangel, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Common names
spa Raya de círculos, eng Eyespot skate, eng Ray, por Arraia-carimbada, por Raia-carimbada, por Raia-santa

Distribution
Western Atlantic: off the east coast of Brazil (Ref. 8630) from Cabo Frio southwards to Argentina [19579]. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
74.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [19579]); 36.2 cm WD (female)

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range ? - 150 m [19579]

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
Hirudinea
  • Stibarobdella moorei (OKA, 1910) [16985]