Leucoraja leucosticta

(STEHMANN, 1971)


Whitedappled skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
STEHMANN, M. (1971)
Raja (Leucoraja) leucosticta spec. nov. (Pisces, Batoidei, Rajidae), eine neue Rochenart aus dem Seegebiet des tropischen Westafrika; gleichzeitig zur Frage des Vorkommens von Raja ackleyi Garman, 1881, im mittleren Ostatlantik. Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft, 22 (1): 1–16

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



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Citation: Leucoraja leucosticta (STEHMANN, 1971): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
eng Whitedappled skate

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Gabon.

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

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

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 70 - 600 m [7180]

Remarks
8903