Bathyraja peruana

McEACHRAN & MIYAKE, 1984


Peruvian skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
MCEACHRAN, J.D. & MIYAKE, T. (1984)
Comments on the skates of the tropical eastern pacific: one new species and three new records (Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes). Proccedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 97 (4): 773–787

Types
Bathyraja peruana
Holotype: MCZ: 1364-S; Paratype: MCZ: 61113; TCWC: 3516.1; TCWC: 3515.1; USNM: 267045;


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja peruana McEACHRAN & MIYAKE, 1984: 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 Peruvian skate

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: off Aguja Point, Peru [785] and Chile [16049]. 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].

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 980 - 980 m [785]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=539;