Amblyraja badia

(Garman, 1899)

Broad skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1899)
Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico. Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the ALBATROSS, during 1891, Lieut. Comm. Z.L. Tanner, U.S.N., commanding. 26. The fishes. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, (24) 2, 1–431

Amblyraja badia
Holotype: MCZ: 1008-S

Description :

Citation: Amblyraja badia (Garman, 1899): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Common names
spa Raya ancha, fra \(T\) Raie large, eng Broad skate

Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Panama. Western Pacific: Tohoku Slope and Okhotsk Slope. Reported from British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 6885). Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
86.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9261)); 100 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1100 - 2300 m (Ref. 9261), usually 1100 - 2300 m (Ref. 9261)

shark-references Species-ID=203;