Bathyraja schroederi (Krefft, 1968)
Whitemouth skate
photo by MNHN

Family:  Arhynchobatidae (Softnose skates)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 500 - 3000 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile (Ref. 27540) and off the mouth of Río de la Plata, Argentina (Ref. 26282).
Biology:  Holotype taken from a depth of 1,000 m (Ref. 26282). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Depth range assumed from two records (1000 and 2000 m) (RF).
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: Froese, Rainer - 15.09.15

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