Cruriraja cadenati

BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1962


Broadfoot leg skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
BIGELOW, H.B. & SCHROEDER, W.C. (1962)
New and little known batoid fishes from the Western Atlantic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 128 (4): 161–244, Pl. 1.

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Types
Cruriraja cadenati
Holotype: USNM: 196443 Paratype: MCZ: 40240


Description :


Citation: Cruriraja cadenati BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1962: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Common names
eng Broadfoot leg skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: known from the type locality, off the western coast of Puerto Rico.

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 458 - 458 m [785]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1673;