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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825) 
AphiaID: 158551

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 editorLeucoraja (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucoraja Malm, 1877
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaia erinacea Mitchill, 1825 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja erinacea Mitchill, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaja erinaceus Mitchill, 1825 (misspelling)
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 editorlittle skateUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon skate  [details]
French Trusted: edited by a thematic editorraie-hérissonUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraie hérisson  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
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 editorLernaeopodina longimana (Olsson, 1869) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (73 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 (2993815 nucleotides; 323 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 Especially crustaceans and amphipods, though polychaetes, molluscs and fishes are also consumed. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southeastern Newfoundland 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 sandy or gravelly bottoms, prefer shallow waters but have been found up to 90m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Scientific- Fish meal and laboratory research specimen [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Sharks, other rays and grey seals. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Mating believed to occur throughout the year, eggs deposited enclosed in a horny case. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158551
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). Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825). 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=158551 on 2014-04-19
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