Bathyraja simoterus

(ISHIYAMA, 1967)


Hokkaido skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
ISHIYAMA, R. (1967)
Fauna Japonica. Rajidae (Pisces). Biogeographical Society of Japan (Tokyo): i–vi, 1–82

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Arctoraja simoterus, Bathyraja (Arctoraja) simoterus, Breviraja simoterus, Breviraja (Arctoraja) simoterus

Types
Bathyraja simoterus
Holotype: FAKU: 40136;


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja simoterus (ISHIYAMA, 1967): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 10/2017

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Common names
eng Hokkaido skate

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: off northern Japan. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086]. Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell [17086].

Habitat
demersal; marine