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Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann, 1978)

105893  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105893)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Raja bigelowi Stehmann, 1978) Stehmann, M. F. W. (1978). Raja "bathyphila", eine Doppelart des Subgenus Rajella: Wiederbeschreibung von R. bathyphila Holt & Byrne, 1908 und Raja bigelowi spec. nov. (Pisces, Rajiformes, Rajidae). <em>Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft.</em> v. 29 (nos 1/2): 23-58. [English summary.]. [details]   
Distribution Grand Banks to northeastern Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Maine record from Collette and Klein-MacPhee (eds.) 2002  
Distribution Grand Banks to northeastern Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Maine record from Collette and Klein-MacPhee (eds.) 2002 [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann, 1978). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105893 on 2024-06-21
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (of Raja bigelowi Stehmann, 1978) Stehmann, M. F. W. (1978). Raja "bathyphila", eine Doppelart des Subgenus Rajella: Wiederbeschreibung von R. bathyphila Holt & Byrne, 1908 und Raja bigelowi spec. nov. (Pisces, Rajiformes, Rajidae). <em>Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft.</em> v. 29 (nos 1/2): 23-58. [English summary.]. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Distribution Grand Banks to northeastern Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Maine record from Collette and Klein-MacPhee (eds.) 2002 [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found on continental slopes and deepwater rises. [details]

Reproduction Oviparous. Distinct pairing with embrace. Eggs are oblong capsules with stiff pointed horns at the corners deposited in sandy or muddy flats  [details]
    Definitions

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LanguageName 
English Bigelow's ray  [details]
German Bigelows Rochen  [details]
Lithuanian Bigelovo raja  [details]
Spanish raya de Bigelow  [details]