WoRMS taxon details

Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825)

158551  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158551)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution southeastern Newfoundland to North Carolina  
Distribution southeastern Newfoundland to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158551 on 2018-12-15
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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 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]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. <em>Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Especially crustaceans and amphipods, though polychaetes, molluscs and fishes are also consumed. [details]

Distribution southeastern Newfoundland to North Carolina [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Found on sandy or gravelly bottoms, prefer shallow waters but have been found up to 90m. [details]

Importance Scientific- Fish meal and laboratory research specimen [details]

Predators Sharks, other rays and grey seals. [details]

Reproduction Mating believed to occur throughout the year, eggs deposited enclosed in a horny case. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English little skatecommon skate  [details]
French raie-hérissonraie hérisson  [details]