Bathyraja griseocauda (Norman, 1937)
Graytail skate
Bathyraja griseocauda
photo by Lloris, D.

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size:  49 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 94 - 585 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Uruguay (Ref. 58839) to Patagonian coast of South America including the Falkland Islands. Southern Ocean: Scotia Arc to South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 (A2bd+4bd) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.07.97
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.10.12

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