Dipturus garricki (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958)
San Blas skate
Dipturus garricki
photo by FAO

Family:  Rajidae (Skates), subfamily: Rajinae
Max. size:  107 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 275 - 476 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: northern Gulf of Mexico to Nicaragua.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on upper continental slope (Ref. 114953). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205). Males reaches maturity at ca. 96 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 01.04.99
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 20.11.18

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