Bathyraja microtrachys

Alternate names: fine-spined skate

Author: Osburn and Nichols, 1916

Description

Reproduction: Oviparous.

Size: to 70 cm TL.

General: Medium gray to dark gray, pectoral fins with dark trailing margins. Claspers in mature males are long, narrow and white-tipped.



Geographic Information

Published depth range: 1995 - 2900 m

Ocean range (global): Washington state to central Baja California.

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Verified MBARI depth distribution: 2189 - 2894 m (March 2016).



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Ebert, D. (2003). Sharks, rays, and chimeras of California. University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 284 pp.

Citation: Bathyraja microtrachys (Osburn and Nichols, 1916) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Bathyraja%20microtrachys. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-06-23.
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