La Plata skate (Atlantoraja platana)

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La Plata skate fact file

La Plata skate description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderRajiformes
FamilyArhynchobatidae
GenusAtlantoraja (1)

Information on the La Plata skate is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Empalastro, Oscura, Platana, Raya Oscura.
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La Plata skate status

The La Plata skate is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Adult female La Plata skate specimen  
Adult female La Plata skate specimen

© María Cristina Oddone

Dr Maria Cristina Oddone
Universidad Federal de Rio Grande - FURG
Brazil
cristina_oddone@yahoo.com

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