Bathyraja papilionifera Stehmann, 1985
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Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 940 - 1040 m
Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: known from the type locality, off Argentina and Uruguay (Ref. 58839).
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Biology:  Holotype taken from a depth between 940 and 1040 m (Ref. 26282). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: McEachran, John - 24.09.99
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 13.08.14

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