Cruriraja rugosa

BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1958


Rough leg skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
BIGELOW, H.B. & SCHROEDER, W.C. (1958)
Four new rajids from the Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 119 (2): 201–234

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Types
Cruriraja rugosa
Holotype: USNM: 156713


Description :


Citation: Cruriraja rugosa BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1958: 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 Rough leg skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to Colombia. 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 366 - 1007 m [5198]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1677;