Breviraja nigriventralis

McEACHRAN & MATHESON, 1985


Blackbelly skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
MCEACHRAN, J.D. & MATHESON, R.E. (1985)
Polychromatism and polymorphism in Breviraja spinosa (Elasmobranchii, Rajiformes), with description of three new species. Copeia, 1985 (4): 1035–1052

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Types
Breviraja nigriventralis
Holotype: MCZ: 42944; Paratype: MCZ: 61440;


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Citation: Breviraja nigriventralis McEACHRAN & MATHESON, 1985: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
eng Blackbelly skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Panama to French Guiana.

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

Size / Weight / Age
40.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [3664])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 549 - 776 m [3664]