Skate - Amblyraja hyperborea or Dipturus linteus
Skate at 1100m depth in the Faroe-Shetland Channel. Ken Sulak says that it Amblyraja hyperborea. This picture was called 'ray' when Daniel Jones sent it to him. John McEachran does NOT agree. He thinks that it is D. linteus (snout is too long for Amblyraja hyperborea and the clasper is not right). This picture was called 'Rosebank Ray' when it was sent to him. Samuel Iglésias identifies this picture as Amblyraja hyperborea.
|Title:||Skate - Amblyraja hyperborea or Dipturus linteus|
|Creator(s):||Gates, Andrew and Jones, Daniel|
|Identification:||Sulak, Ken and Iglésias, Samuel and McEachran, John D|
|Date:||23 October 2007|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Chondrichthyes (Rays, Sharks & relatives) > Rajiformes (Rays, skates & sawfishes) > Rajidae (Rays & skates)|
|Species:||Dipturus linteus or Amblyraja hyperborea|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Rosebank
|Latitude:||61 deg 05' 29" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 41' 13" E|
|Project Partners:||Chevron, Subsea 7, Transocean|
|ROV:||Centurion 05 HD (work class)|
|Keywords:||Arctic skate, ray, verified|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||25 February 2010|
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