Springeria longirostris

BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1962


Longnose leg skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Anacanthobatidae

Reference of the original description
BIGELOW, H.B. & SCHROEDER, W.C. (1962)
New and little known batoid fishes from the Western Atlantic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 128 (4): 161–244, Pl. 1.

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Anacanthobatis longirostris, Anacanthobatis (Springeria) longirostris

Types
Springeria longirostris

Anacanthobatis longirostris
Holotype: USNM: 196446


Description :


Citation: Springeria longirostris BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1962: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2017

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Common names
eng Longnose leg skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: off Mississippi Delta and Mexico. Also reported from Cuba (Ref. 54206). Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 530 - 1052 m [5198]