Dipturus oregoni

(BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1958)


Hooktail skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

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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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raja oregoni

Types
Dipturus oregoni
Holotype: USNM: 156710 Paratype: MCZ: 39617


Description :


Citation: Dipturus oregoni (BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1958): 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
eng Hooktail skate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: apparently restricted to the Gulf of Mexico. 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 369 - 468 m [5198]

Remarks
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