Bathyraja murrayi

(GÜNTHER, 1880)


Murray's skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
GÜNTHER, A. (1880)
Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873-1876. Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873–1876, 1 (6): 1–82, Pls. 1–32.

Image of the original description

Bathyraja murrayi (GÜNTHER, 1880)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raia murrayi, Raja murrayi, Rhinoraja murrayi

Types
Bathyraja murrayi
Syntype: BMNH: 1953.8.10.3 BMNH: 1953.8.10.4 BMNH: 1953.8.10.5 BMNH: 1953.8.10.2


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja murrayi (GÜNTHER, 1880): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Common names
spa Raya de Murray, fra \(T\) Raie de Murray, eng Murray"s skate

Distribution
Southern Ocean: endemic to the Kerguelen Plateau. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

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]. Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell [17086].

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

Habitat
demersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=531;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Trematoda
  • Otodistomum cestoides (VAN BENEDEN, 1871) [21419]