Dipturus tengu

(JORDAN & FOWLER, 1903)


Acutenose skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
JORDAN, D.S. & FOWLER, H.W. (1903)
A review of the Elasmobranchiate fishes of Japan. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 26 (1324): 593–674

Image of the original description

Dipturus tengu (JORDAN & FOWLER,1903)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raia tengu, Raja tengu, Raja (Dipturus) tengu, Raja (Tengujei) tengu

Types
Dipturus tengu
Holotype: SU: 12912 (specimen bissected) (not 7138) Paratype: USNM: ?


Description :


Citation: Dipturus tengu (JORDAN & FOWLER, 1903): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2019

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Common names
eng Acutenose skate, eng Tengu skate

Distribution
Western Pacific: Japan to the East China Sea; also known from the Philippines. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Oviparous (Ref. 9908). Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086]. Feeds on invertebrates and bony fish.

Size / Weight / Age
100.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41299))

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 45 - 165 m (Ref. 58497)

Remarks
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