Raja equatorialis Jordan & Bollman, 1890
Equatorial skate
Raja equatorialis
photo by BĂ©arez, P.

Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 20 - 200 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California and Costa Rica to Peru, including the Galapagos Islands.
Diagnosis:   
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
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 13.08.93
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 22.08.14
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 02.06.95

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