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Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system: Species Data Report

Sun 09th May, 2021 12:37 am

Species - Rajella bigelowi
Habitat
Salinity
 
Marine
Marine Only
Inshore/Offshore
 
Offshore
Offshore Only
Water Column Position
 
Bottom
Bottom only
Habitat
 
Soft bottom (mud/sand/gravel/beach/estuary/mangrove/seagrass)
FishBase Habitat
 
Bathydemersal
Feeding
Feeding Group
 
Carnivore
Data
Diet
 
Mobile benthic crustacea (shrimps/crabs)
Octopus/squid/cuttlefish
Data
Mobile benthic worms
Reproduction
Egg Type
 
Data
Benthic
No pelagic larva
No pelagic phase
Zoogeography
Global Endemism
 
All species
Transatlantic (East+West Atlantic)
Greater Caribbean non-endemic
Regional Endemism
 
GC non-endemic
Continent
All species
Continent only
Extends North of GC
Residency
 
Resident
Climate Zone
 
Subtropical (23-35N, Florida / Carolinas / Bermuda)
Temperate (>35N)
Conservation status
IUCN Red List
 
Listed
Least concern
CITES
 
Not listed
Size
Length Max
 
55
Depth
Depth Range Min
 
367
Depth Range Max
 
4156

Range
Note: range polygons may be inaccurate for species known only from a few, widely scattered sites
Based on paint data
Latitude Limit N32.3068
Latitude Limit S22.997198814814816
Longitude Limit W-86.91860076045629
Longitude Limit E-77.3507680608365
Latitudinal Range (N limit – S limit)9.3096011851852
Longitudinal Range (W limit – E limit)-9.5678326996198
Range Midpoint (lat/long)27.652, -82.1347
Range Polygon Area: Km2 1,008,529 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long)26.7313, -82.3485
Habitat Area225,376 sq km
Based on point data
Sampling-Point Count :4
Range Polygon Area: Km2:374,889 sq km
Range Polygon Centroid (lat/long):25.915,-82.85
Points
#LatLong
123.55-82.7833
225.0833-79.35
328-86
428.28-86.35