Bathyraja multispinis

(NORMAN, 1937)


Multispine skate
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Arhynchobatidae

Reference of the original description
NORMAN, J.R. (1937)
Coast fishes. Part II. The Patagonian region. Discovery Reports, 16: 1–150, figs 1–76., pls 1–5

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Bathyraja (Rhinoraja) multispinis, Raja multispinis, Rhinoraja multispinis

Types
Bathyraja multispinis
Holotype: BMNH: 1936.8.26.95


Description :


Citation: Bathyraja multispinis (NORMAN, 1937): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2018

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Common names
spa Raya aserrada, eng Multispine skate, eng Ray

Distribution
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile [16049], northwest of the Falkland Islands [785], Uruguay and Argentina [5839]. Source: www.gbif.org

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

Habitat
demersal; marine

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Trematoda
  • Otodistomum plunketi FYFE, 1953 [21203]

Nematoda
  • Pseudanisakis argentinensis IRIGOITIA, BRAICOVICH, FARBER & TIMI, 2017 [25303]