Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow and Schroeder, 1958

Jones, Christian M., Driggers Iii, William B., Hannan, Kristin M., Hoffmayer, Eric R., Jones, Lisa M. & Raredon, Sandra J., 2020, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyan fishes inhabiting the northern Gulf of Mexico Part 1: Batoidea, Zootaxa 4803 (2), pp. 281-315: 294

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4803.2.3

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scientific name

Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow and Schroeder, 1958
status

 

Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow and Schroeder, 1958   —rough pygmy skate

Synonyms: None

Distribution. In the northern GOM, this species is distributed from the north western Florida coast to the Texas/ Mexico border in approximately 370 to 915 m of water.

First Record in GOM. The description of this species ( Bigelow and Schroeder 1958) was based on a single individual (USNM 156713, Figure 11 View FIGURE 11 ) collected aboard the RV Oregon from the northeastern GOM in 1957.

Remarks. This is a deep water species that is rarely captured and, therefore, little is known of their biology.

Conservation Status. Data Deficient