Breviraja claramaculata McEachran & Matheson, 1985
Brightspot skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  29.4 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 293 - 896 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: South Carolina to Florida in the USA.
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 29.09.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.02.04

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