Bathyraja aguja

(KENDALL & RADCLIFFE, 1912)


Aguja skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
KENDALL, W.C. & RADCLIFFE, L. (1912)
The shore fishes. In: Reports on the scientific results of the expedition to the eastern tropical Pacific, in charge of alexander Agassiz, by the U. S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross," from October, 1904 to March, 1905, Lieut. Commander L.M. Garrett, U.S.N., commanding. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 35: 75–171, Pls. 1–8.

Image of the original description

Raia aguja KENDALL &RADCLIFFE, 1912, valid as: Bathyraja aguja

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Psammobatis aguja, Raia aguja, Raja aguja

Types
Bathyraja aguja
Holotype: USNM: 65641; Paratype: MCZ: 1364;


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja aguja (KENDALL & RADCLIFFE, 1912): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
eng Aguja skate

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: known from the type locality, off Point Aguja, Peru.

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 981 - 981 m [785]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=495;