Dipturus leptocaudus

(KREFFT & STEHMANN, 1975)


Thintail skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
KREFFT, G. & STEHMANN, M. (1975)
Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen des FFS „Walther Herwig“ nach Südamerika. XXXVI. Zwei weitere neue Rochenarten aus dem Südwestatlantik: Raja (Dipturus) leptocauda und Raja (Dipturus) trachyderma spec. nov. (Chondrichthyes, Batoidei, Rajidae). Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft, 25 (3): 77–97

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

Types
Dipturus leptocaudus

Dipturus leptocauda
Holotype: ZMH: 25254 (old: ISH 1913-1968);


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Citation: Dipturus leptocaudus (KREFFT & STEHMANN, 1975): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2019

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Common names
spa Raya, eng Thintail skate

Distribution
Southwest Atlantic: off Brazil, from São Paulo to Rio Grande do Sul; and Uruguay [5839].

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

Size / Weight / Age
67.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [19579])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 521 m [19579]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=2011;