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Dipturus batis (Blue Skate) is a species of Rajiformes in the family skates. This species is extinct. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are carnivores. Individuals could grow to 285 cm. They rely on pectoral fin swimming to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A \r\ntaxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, \r\nat appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed \r\nto record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s \r\nlife cycle and life form.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Blue Skate. View this species on GBIF