Schroederobatis americana (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)
American legskate
Schroederobatis americana
photo by JAMARC

Family:  Anacanthobatidae (Smooth skates)
Max. size:  40 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 200 - 900 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: southern Caribbean (Ref. 8630) and northern coast of South America.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.03.93
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.11.18
Checked by: Weigmann, Simon - 14.05.15

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