Gurgesiella dorsalifera

McEACHRAN & COMPAGNO, 1980


Onefin skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
MCEACHRAN, J.D. & COMPAGNO, L.J.V. (1980)
Results of the research cruises of FRV „Walther Herwig“ to South America. LVI. A new species of skate from the southwestern Atlantic, Gurgesiella dorsalifera sp. nov. (Chondrichyes, Rajoidei). Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft, 31 (1): 1–14

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Gurgesiella (Gurgesiella) dorsalifera



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Citation: Gurgesiella dorsalifera McEACHRAN & COMPAGNO, 1980: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2018

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Common names
eng Onefin skate

Distribution
Southwest Atlantic: Brazilian coast, from Rio de Janeiro to Rio Grande do Sul.

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

Size / Weight / Age
53.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [19579])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 470 - 800 m [19579]