Schroederobatis americana

(Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)


American legskate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Anacanthobatidae

Reference of the original description
Bigelow, H.B. & Schroeder, W.C. (1962)
New and little known batoid fishes from the Western Atlantic. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 128(4), 161–244

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Anacanthobatis americana, Anacanthobatis americanus, Anacanthobatis (Schroederobatis) americanus

Types
Schroederobatis americana

Anacanthobatis americanus
Holotype: USNM: 196445 Paratype: MCZ: 40365 MCZ: 40366 MCZ: 40364


Description :


Citation: Schroederobatis americana (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2022

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Common names
eng American legskate

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: southern Caribbean (Ref. 8630) and northern coast of South America. Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
40.0 cm WD (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5217))

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 200 - 900 m (Ref. 5217)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=14800;