Bathyraja caeluronigricans

ISHIYAMA & ISHIHARA, 1977


Purple-black skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
ISHIYAMA, R. & ISHIHARA, H. (1977)
Five new species of skates in the genus Bathyraja from the western North Pacific, with reference to their interspecific relationships. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology, 24 (2): 71–90

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Types
Bathyraja caeluronigricans
Holotype: MTUF: 21803; Paratype: MTUF: 21816; MTUF: 21814; MTUF: 21813; MTUF: 21811; MTUF: 21812; MTUF: 21810; MTUF: 21808; MTUF: 21809; MTUF: 21807; MTUF: 21805; MTUF: 21804; MTUF: 21815; MTUF: 21806;


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Citation: Bathyraja caeluronigricans ISHIYAMA & ISHIHARA, 1977: 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 Purple-black skate

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: north of Tôhoku, Japan to the Sea of Okhotsk.

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

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 200 - 400 m (Ref. 58018)