WoRMS taxon details

Leucoraja ocellata (Mitchill, 1815)

158553  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158553)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Newfoundland Banks and southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina  
Distribution Newfoundland Banks and southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Leucoraja ocellata (Mitchill, 1815). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158553 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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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 Newfoundland Banks and southern Gulf of St. Lawrence to North Carolina [details]

Habitat benthic [details]

Habitat Preferred depth of 37-90m and temperature range of 5-9 C. [details]

Importance Social- Fish meal and pet food [details]

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

Reproduction Mating occurs throughout the year, eggs surrounded by a tough casing. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch winterrog  [details]
English winter skate  [details]
French raie tachetée  [details]