Bathyraja magellanica

(PHILIPPI, 1902)

Magellan skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
PHILIPPI, R.A. (1902)
Descripción de cinco nuevas especies chilenas del ordre de los Plagiostomos. Anales de la Universidad de Chile, 109: 303–315

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja (Rhinoraja) magellanica, Breviraja magellanica, Raia magellanica, Raja magellanica, Rhinoraja magellanica

Bathyraja magellanica
Holotype: MNHNCH: ? Syntype: NMW: 2070;

Description :

Citation: Bathyraja magellanica (PHILIPPI, 1902): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2018

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Common names
spa Raya atigrada, eng Magellan common ray, eng Magellan skate

Southeast Pacific: known from the type locality; Magellan Strait, Chile to Argentina [5839].

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell [17086].

demersal; marine

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Acanthocotyle patagonica KUZNETSOVA, 1971 [22565]
  • Rajonchocotyle emarginata (OLSSON, 1876) [22565]

  • Brianella corniger WILSON, 1915 [24671]