Raja herwigi

KREFFT, 1965


Cape Verde skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
KREFFT, G. (1965)
Die ichthyologische Ausbeute der ersten Westafrika-Fahrt des fishereitechnischen Forschungsschiffes 'Walther Herwig'. I. Raja herwigi spec. nov., eine neue Rochenart aus dem Seegebiet der Kapverden. Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft, 15 (3): 209–216

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Types
Raja herwigi
Holotype: ZMH: 25257 (old: ISH 240-1964);


Description :


Citation: Raja herwigi KREFFT, 1965: 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 Cape Verde skate, por Raia de Cabo Verde

Distribution
Eastern Central Atlantic: endemic around Cape Verde.

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

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

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 55 - 102 m [7180]

Remarks
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