Madagascar skate

The Madagascar skate lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 300 - 850 m environment.

The Madagascar skate (Dipturus crosnieri) is a species of fish in the Rajidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is open seas. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

The Madagascar skate name Fenestraja maceachrani (Séret, 1989) is honouring John D. MacEachran, 19??-, U.S. ichthyologist. (André Trombeta, Brazil, kindly provided this information). The digenean name Steganodermatoides maceri Bray & Gibson, 1986 is a tribute to Dr. C. T. More

Common names

Madagascar skate in English
Madagascarrog in Dutch (Nederlands)

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rajidae
Genus : Dipturus
Species : Dipturus crosnieri
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