Dipturus bullisi (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)
Bullis skate
Dipturus bullisi
photo by JAMARC

Family:  Rajidae (Skates)
Max. size:  48 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 200 - 600 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil, including Caribbean islands (Ref. 114953).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on outer continental shelf and upper slope. Reaches at least 77 cm TL. Males mature by ca. 76 cm TL; birth size at ca. 16 cm TL (Ref. 114953). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs have horn-like projections on the shell (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 12.03.93
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 20.11.18

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