Dipturus oxyrinchus

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Longnosed skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
Linné, C. (1758)
Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, regnum animale, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus differentiis synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Stockholm, Laurentii Salvii, 824pp.

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasybatis vomer, Dipturus oxyrhinchus, Dipturus oxyrhynchus, Laeviraja oxyrhynchus, Laeviraja vomer, Raia acus, Raia oxyrhinchus, Raia oxyrhincus, Raia oxyrhynchus, Raia oxyrinchus, Raia oxyrynchus, Raia vomer, Raja acus, Raja oxyrhinchus, Raja oxyrhincus, Raja oxyrhyncha, Raja oxyrhynchus, Raja oxyrinchos, Raja oxyrinchus, Raja oxyrynchus, Raja salviani, Raja vomer, Raja (Dipturus) oxyrhinchus, Raja (Dipturus) oxyrhynchus, Raja (Dipturus) oxyrinchus

Dipturus oxyrinchus
XXXX: No types known;
Raja salviani
Syntype: MNHN: 3479; MNHN: 1570; MNHN: 1791; RMNH: D2509 RMNH: 4240 (1) or D2511 (1, dry) ZMB: 4599 Sicily
Raja vomer
Holotype: NRM: 209e

Description :

Citation: Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2024

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Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758), ERB 0970, female, 68, 0 cm DW, 103, 7 cm TL, Mediterranean, France © Frederik H. Mollen (Elasmobranch Research Belgium)
Common names
deu \(T\) Langnasen-Rochen, deu \(T\) Rochen, deu \(T\) Spitzrochen, deu \(T\) Spitzschnauze, deu \(T\) Spitzschnauzenrochen, deu \(T\) Spitzschnauziger Rochen, spa Bastina, spa Caputjó, spa Caputxo, spa Cavach, spa Cavach rayón, spa Machuelo, spa Mahoma, spa Picón, spa Raya aguda, spa Raya negrita, spa Raya picuda, spa Rayón, spa Retjada, fra \(T\) Alène, fra \(T\) Blanquette, fra \(T\) Capoutchin, fra \(T\) Capucin, fra \(T\) Flossade, fra \(T\) Fumat, fra \(T\) Matrasso, fra \(T\) Pocheteau noir, fra \(T\) Raie capucin, fra \(T\) Raie à bec pointu, eng Long-nosed burton skate, eng Long-nosed skate, eng Longnose skate, eng Longnosed skate, eng Sharpnose skate, ita Arzilla monaca, ita Bavoso, ita Menèciédde, ita Mocosa, ita Monaca, ita Monaca liscia, ita Moreto, ita Municedda muccosa, ita Munnina, ita Picara scapuccina, ita Pichira monica, ita Pichira pala, ita Pissua, ita Raja monaca, ita Raja monachella, ita Rasa bavosa, ita Rascia munachella, ita Razza capussinha, ita Razza de fundali, ita Razza monaca, ita Razza monahina, ita Scritta lisa, ita Squeu, ita Su scritta, por Arraia, por Raia, por Raia-bicuda

Eastern Atlantic: central Norway to Senegal, including the Faeroes, Skagerrak, Mediterranean, and the Canary and Madeira islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: reliable: based on ex-vessel price for this species

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Egg cases laid from spring to early summer [7182]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
150 cm TL (male/unsexed; [7180])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 15 - 900 m [5130], usually 200 - ? m

shark-references Species-ID=2026;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Calicotyle kroyeri Diesing, 1850 [17150]
  • Hexabothrium appendiculatum (Kuhn, 1829) [19885]
  • Merizocotyle diaphana Cerfontaine, 1894 [17002]
  • Merizocotyle minor Cerfontaine, 1898 [17150]
  • Rajonchocotyle prenanti (St. Remy, 1890) [22589] [17150]

  • Acanthobothrium benedeni (Lönnberg, 1889) [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium coronatum (Rudolphi, 1819) Van Beneden, 1850 [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium dujardinii Van Beneden, 1849 [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium filicolle (Zschokke, 1887) [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium paulum Linton, 1890 [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium rajaebatis (Rudolphi, 1809) [16175] [16448] [28741]
  • Acanthobothrium septentrionale Baer & Euzet, 1962 [28741]
  • Acanthobothrium sp. [16448]
  • Echinobothrium affine Diesing, 1863 [16430]
  • Grillotia erinaceus (Van Beneden, 1858) [16303] [16112] [7411]
  • Grillotia scolecina (Rudolphi, 1819) [16112]
  • Hepatoxylon megacephalum (Rudolphi, 1819) [16112]
  • Nybelinia sp. [16112]

  • Otodistomum cestoides (Van Beneden, 1871) [17031]

  • Metanisakis tricupola (Gibson, 1973) [17029]

  • Acanthochondrites annulatus (Olsson, 1869) [16609]
  • Charopinus dalmanni (Retzius, 1829) [16609]
  • Nemesis robusta (Van Beneden, 1851) [16609]

  • Calliobdella nodulifera (Malm, 1863) [17030]