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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipturus laevis (Mitchill, 1818) 
AphiaID: 158548

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRajidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipturus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipturus Rafinesque, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaia granulata Gill, 1879
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja laevis Mitchill, 1818
Sources  basis of record Packer, D.B., C.A. Zetlin and J.J. Vitaliano. 2003. Essential fish habitat source document: thorny skate, Amblyraja radiata, life history and habitat characteristics. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE 178. 39 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsarndoor skateUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarndoor skate  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrande raie  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthochondrites annulatus (Olsson, 1869) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharopinus dubius Scott T., 1901 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLernaeopodina longimana (Olsson, 1869) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaligus elongatus Heegaard, 1943 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (18 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 6 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Bivalve molluscs, squids, rock crabs, lobsters, shrimps, worms and fishes [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Grand Banks and southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found on a variety of bottom environments to depths of 750m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Social- Gamefish [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Large sharks [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawning occurs in winter months, eggs laid in a horny casing. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158548
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Dipturus laevis (Mitchill, 1818). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158548 on 2014-08-30
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