Rajella nigerrima

(DE BUEN, 1960)


Blackish skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
DE BUEN, F. (1960)
Tiburones, rayas y quimeras en la Estación de Biologfa Marina de Montemar, Chile. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía, 10 (1–3): 1–50

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja nigerrima, Breviraja nigerrima, Malacoraja nigerrima, Raja (Rajella) nigerrima

Types
Rajella nigerrima
Holotype: EBMC: 10207 Paratype: EBMC: 10208 Neotype: USNM: 267046


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Citation: Rajella nigerrima (DE BUEN, 1960): 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 Blackish skate

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: off Peru and Chile.

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

Size / Weight / Age
27.3 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 780 - 960 m [3831]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=5866;