Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958
Rough leg skate
photo by FAO

Family:  Gurgesiellidae (Pygmy skates)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 366 - 1007 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to Colombia (Ref. 28767) and reported from Brazil (Ref. 128358).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 23 June 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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