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Life Cycle

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Oviparous. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother (Ref. 205). Paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).
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Biology

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Found on mid- and outer continental shelf and upper slope, occasionally caught deeper to 1000 m. Mainly feeds on benthic invertebrates and small bony fishes (Ref. 114953). Oviparous. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother (Ref. 205). Eggs are oblong capsules with stiff pointed horns at the corners deposited in sandy or muddy flats (Ref. 205). Egg capsule measures 86.4 mm long and 56.2 mm wide (Ref. 41249). Hatches from egg case at ca. 9 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
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Southern thorny skate

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The southern thorny skate (Amblyraja doellojuradoi) is a species of fish in the family Rajidae. It lives off the coast of Argentina and Uruguay (the southern tip of South America), and around the Falkland Islands in depths ranging from 51 to 642 m. Its maximum size is 69 cm. It lays oblong egg capsules with horn-like projections at the corners which are laid in sandy or muddy flats. The eggs measure 86.4 mm in length and 56.2 mm in width.

Etymology

The skate is named in honor of Argentine marine biologist Martín Doello-Jurado (1884–1948), of the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales.[1]

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Southern thorny skate: Brief Summary

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The southern thorny skate (Amblyraja doellojuradoi) is a species of fish in the family Rajidae. It lives off the coast of Argentina and Uruguay (the southern tip of South America), and around the Falkland Islands in depths ranging from 51 to 642 m. Its maximum size is 69 cm. It lays oblong egg capsules with horn-like projections at the corners which are laid in sandy or muddy flats. The eggs measure 86.4 mm in length and 56.2 mm in width.

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