Notes on this FAO species category: EMW-103

EMW idFAO Species CategoryNotes
EMW-103Bathyraja rays neiThis category includes species in the family Rajidae (Skates) and genus Bathyraja.

From FAO Fishstat, all capture of Bathyraja rays nei 1999-2007 was from the Southern Ocean.

From, the smallest and largest species in this genus that are found in this region, and that are also indicated to be of commercial or subsistence importance, are as follows:

Murray's skate (Bathyraja murrayi). Max size: 60.0 cm TL (male/unsexed) and
McCain's skate (Bathyraja maccaini). Max size: 120 cm TL (male/unsexed).