Gurgesiella furvescens

DE BUEN, 1959


Dusky finless skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Gurgesiellidae

Reference of the original description
DE BUEN, F. (1959)
Notas preliminares sobre la fauna marina preabismal de Chile, con descripción de una familia de rayas, dos géneros y siete especies nuevos. Boletin del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Santiago, 27 (3): 171–201

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Gurgesiella gurgesiella furvescens , Gurgesiella (Gurgesiella) furvescens

Types
Gurgesiella furvescens
Holotype: EBMC: 10182


Description :


Citation: Gurgesiella furvescens DE BUEN, 1959: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Common names
spa Raya falsa sureña, eng Dusky finless skate, eng Southern false skate

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: known only from the Galapagos Islands and off central Chile. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
52.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [16090])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=2556;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Acanthocotyle gurgesiella NACARI, SEPULVEDA, ESCRIBANO & OLIVA, 2018 [26202]