Leucoraja compagnoi

(STEHMANN, 1995)


Tigertail skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
STEHMANN, M. (1995)
First and new records of skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajiformes, Rajidae) from the West African continental slope (Morocco to South Africa), with descriptions of two new species. Archive of Fishery and Marine Research, 43 (1): 1–119

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raja compagnoi, Raja (Leucoraja) compagnoi

Types
Leucoraja compagnoi
Holotype: ZIN: 48406;


Description :


Citation: Leucoraja compagnoi (STEHMANN, 1995): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
eng Tigertail skate

Distribution
Southeast Atlantic: off South Africa.

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

Size / Weight / Age
29.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; [5130])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 550 - 550 m [5130]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=3488;