E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Bathyraja trachura (Gilbert, 1892)
Roughtail Skate
Family: Rajidae

© Aaron Baldwin  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #13688)

Source: Distribution of Bathyraja trachura as compiled by Aquamaps
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Species Information

Max length : 56.0 cm.

Source: FishBase. McEachran, J.D. and K.A Dunn. 1998 . (Ref. 27314)

Biology

Species Biology

Oviparous. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother (Ref. 205). Eggs are oblong capsules with stiff pointed horns at the corners deposited in sandy or muddy flats (Ref. 205). Egg capsules are 7.5 cm long and 6.1 cm wide (Ref. 41249). bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 1994 m (Ref. 50550). Deep water.

Source: FishBase. McEachran, J.D. and K.A Dunn. 1998 . (Ref. 27314)

Distribution

Distribution

North Pacific: Bering Sea to northern Baja California, Mexico.

Source: FishBase. McEachran, J.D. and K.A Dunn. 1998 . (Ref. 27314)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNRNo StatusNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 22/11/2019 12:15:44 PM]
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