Bathyraja macloviana

(Norman, 1937)

Patagonian skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
Norman, J.R. (1937)
Coast fishes. Part II. The Patagonian region. Discovery Reports, 16: 1–150, figs 1–76., pls 1–5

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja (Rhinoraja) macloviana, Breviraja macloviana, Raja macloviana, Rhinoraja macloviana

Bathyraja macloviana
Holotype: BMNH: 1936.8.26.72 Paratype: BMNH: 1953.8.10.21 BMNH: 1936.8.26.69 BMNH: 1936.8.26.70 BMNH: 1936.8.26.71 BMNH: 1936.8.26.65 BMNH: 1936.8.26.66 BMNH: 1936.8.26.67 BMNH: 1936.8.26.62 BMNH: 1936.8.26.63 BMNH: 1953.8.10.20 BMNH: 1936.8.26.68 BMNH: 1936.8.26.64

Description :

Citation: Bathyraja macloviana (Norman, 1937): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2021

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Common names
spa Raya espinosa, eng Patagonian skate

Southwest Atlantic: Uruguay to Argentina [5839].

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell [17086].

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=522;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Otodistomum plunketi Fyfe, 1953 [21203]