Bathyraja maculata

ISHIYAMA & ISHIHARA, 1977


White-blotched 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 maculata
Holotype: MTUF: 21870; Paratype: MTUF: 21898; MTUF: 21897; MTUF: 21894; MTUF: 21893; MTUF: 21891; MTUF: 21890; MTUF: 21888; MTUF: 21887; MTUF: 21885; MTUF: 21884; MTUF: 21881; MTUF: 21880; MTUF: 21879; MTUF: 21871; MTUF: 21896; MTUF: 21895; MTUF: 21892; MTUF: 21889; MTUF: 21886; MTUF: 21883;


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Citation: Bathyraja maculata 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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Bathyraja maculata ISHIYAMA & ISHIHARA, 1977, © Alexei Orlov
Common names
eng White-blotched skate, eng Whiteblotched skate

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: known from the type locality, the Bering Sea. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries:

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
115 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 56527)); max. published weight: 8,500 g (Ref. 56527)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 70 - 1110 m (Ref. 50610)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=523;