Bathyraja brachyurops

(FOWLER, 1910)


Broadnose skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
FOWLER, H.W. (1910)
Notes on batoid fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 62: 468–475

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Breviraja brachyurops, Raia brachyurops, Raja brachyura GÜNTHER 1880, Raja brachyurops

Types
Bathyraja brachyurops
Syntype: BMNH: 1879.5.14.409 BMNH: 1879.5.14.410
Raja brachyura GÜNTHER 1880
Syntype: BMNH: 1879.5.14.409 BMNH: 1879.5.14.410


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja brachyurops (FOWLER, 1910): 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
spa Raya de cola corta, spa Raya de los canales, eng Broadnose skate, eng Common ray

Distribution
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Valdivia and Estrecho de Magallanes (Chile) to Argentina and the Falkland Islands. 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]. Larger animals feed on wide variety of crustaceans and fish (Ref. 54177). Small animals up to 30-39 cm D feed mainly on benthic gammarid amphipods and polychaetes, while the smallest

Size / Weight / Age
64.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 27092))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 81 - 313 m (Ref. 27092)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=501;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Acanthocotyle brachyuropsi KUZNETSOVA, 1971 [22565]
  • Acanthocotyle patagonica KUZNETSOVA, 1971 [22565]
  • Acanthocotyle scobini KUZNETSOVA, 1971 [22565]
  • Calicotyle macrocotyle CORDERO, 1944 [17436] [22565]
  • Calicotyle sjegi KUSNETZOVA, 1970 [17436] [22565]
  • Merizocotyle euzeti IRIGOITIA, CANTATORE, DELPIANI, INCORVAIA, LANFRANCHI & TIMI, 2014 [21281]
  • Rajonchocotyle emarginata (OLSSON, 1876) [22565]

Cestoda
Trematoda
  • Otodistomum plunketi FYFE, 1953 [21203]

Nematoda
  • Metanisakis tricupola (GIBSON, 1973) [17029]
  • Pseudanisakis argentinensis IRIGOITIA, BRAICOVICH, FARBER & TIMI, 2017 [25303]