Rajella fuliginea

(BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1954)


Sooty skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
BIGELOW, H.B. & SCHROEDER, W.C. (1954)
A new family, a new genus, and two new species of batoid fishes from the Gulf of Mexico. Breviora, 24: 1–16

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Malacoraja fuliginea, Raja fuliginea, Rajella cf. fuliginea

Types
Rajella fuliginea



Description :


Citation: Rajella fuliginea (BIGELOW & SCHROEDER, 1954): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2020

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Common names
eng Sooty skate

Distribution
Western Atlantic: French Guiana. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086].

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 732 - 824 m (Ref. 58018)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=5862;