Caliraja cortezensis

(Mceachran & Miyake, 1988)

Cortez' ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
McEachran, J.D. & Miyake, T. (1988)
A new species of skate from the Gulf of California (Chondrichthyes, Rajoidei). Copeia, 1988(4), 877–886

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Beringraja cortezensis, Dipturus corteziensis, Raja cortezensis

Caliraja cortezensis

Raja cortezensis
Holotype: LACM: 8842-16; Paratype: LACM: 8842-20; LACM: 48964-2; SIO: 65-250; UCLA: W53-82;

Description :

Citation: Caliraja cortezensis (Mceachran & Miyake, 1988): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2024

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Common names
spa Raya de Cortez, spa Raya de Cortés, fra \(T\) Raie de Cortez, eng Cortez skate, eng Cortez" ray

Eastern Central Pacific: endemic to the Gulf of California.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

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

demersal; marine, usually ? - 80 m (Ref. 9261)

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