Bathyraja albomaculata (Norman, 1937)
White-dotted skate
Bathyraja albomaculata
photo by Lloris, D.

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size:  14.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 130 - 434 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: GuamblĂ­n Island, Chile. Southwest Atlantic: Patagonia, Argentina and the Falkland Islands. Also Uruguay (Ref. 58429).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 (A4bcd) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.02.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.10.12

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