Dipturus crosnieri

(SÉRET, 1989)


Madagascar skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
SÉRET, B. (1989)
Deep water skates of Madagascar. Part 3. Rajidae (Pisces, Chondrichthyes, Batoidea). Raja (Dipturus) crosnieri sp. n. Cybium, 13 (2): 115–130

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raja crosnieri, Raja (Dipturus) crosnieri



Description :


Citation: Dipturus crosnieri (SÉRET, 1989): 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 Madagascar skate

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, southwest coast of Madagascar.

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 300 - 850 m [785]