Amblyraja badia (Garman, 1899)
Broad skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  86 cm TL (male/unsexed); 100 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1061 - 2322 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Panama. Western Pacific: Tohoku Slope and Okhotsk Slope. Reported from British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 6885).
Biology:  Occurs on the continental slope (Ref. 9261). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Produces horny-shelled eggs (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 November 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 02.06.95
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 19.11.18

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