Spotback skate (Atlantoraja castelnaui)

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Spotback skate fact file

Spotback skate description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassChondrichthyes
OrderRajiformes
FamilyArhynchobatidae
GenusAtlantoraja (1)

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

Spanish
Raia-chita, Raia-jereba, Raya A Lunares, Raya Chita, Raya Pintada.
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Spotback skate status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Juvenile female spotback skate  
Juvenile female spotback skate

© María Cristina Oddone

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

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