Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879)

Love, Milton S., Bizzarro, Joseph J., Cornthwaite, Maria, Frable, Benjamin W. & Maslenikov, Katherine P., 2021, Checklist of marine and estuarine fishes from the Alaska-Yukon Border, Beaufort Sea, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Zootaxa 5053 (1), pp. 1-285: 26

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Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879)


Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879)   .

Arctic Skate or Boreal Skate. To 112 cm (44.1 in) TL (Weigman 2016) or perhaps to 120 cm (47.2 in) TL ( Roberts et al. 2015). Cosmopolitan; primarily in high latitudes in northern and southern hemispheres; polar basins southward to Beaufort Sea of Alaska and western Canada ( Mecklenburg et al. 2011), to Chukchi Borderland (Meckleburg and Steinke 2015); also southern Sea of Okhotsk and Pacific coast of northern Japan (Hatooka et al. in Nakabo 2002) to Navarin Canyon, northern Bering Sea ( Ebert 2003, Stevenson 2004), and Aleutian Islands (Personal communication: University of Washington, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Fish Collection, Seattle, Washington) to northern British Columbia ( Love et al. 2005), to central Panama, including Gulf of California ( Zorzi and Anderson 1988). Benthic; depth: 92–3,167 m (302–10,388 ft) (min.: Mecklenburg et al. 2016; max.: Kuhnz et al. 2019). We follow Last et al. (2016) and consider Amblyraja badia (Garman, 1899)   to be a synonym.