Bathyraja multispinis (Norman, 1937)
Multispine skate
Bathyraja multispinis
photo by Meneses, P.D.

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile (Ref. 27540), northwest of the Falkland Islands (Ref. 26282), Uruguay and Argentina (Ref. 58839).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: McEachran, John - 24.09.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.10.12

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