Bathyraja peruana

Mceachran & Miyake, 1984

Peruvian skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
McEachran, J.D. & Miyake, T. (1984)
Comments on the skates of the tropical eastern pacific: one new species and three new records (Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes). Proccedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 97(4): 773–787

Bathyraja peruana
Holotype: MCZ: 1364-S; Paratype: MCZ: 61113; TCWC: 3516.1; TCWC: 3515.1; USNM: 267045;

Description :

Citation: Bathyraja peruana Mceachran & Miyake, 1984: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2021

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Common names
eng Peruvian skate

Southeast Pacific: off Aguja Point, Peru [785] and Chile [16049]. Source:

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 980 - 980 m [785]

shark-references Species-ID=539;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Acanthocotyle atacamensis Nacari, Sepulveda, Escribano & Oliva, 2019 [27907]