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Bathyraja spinicauda (Spiny-tailed skate; Spinytail skate; Spinetail skate; Spinetail ray)

Synonyms: Raja spinicauda
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Prey / Diet

Ceratias holboelli (Deepsea angler)[1]
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)[1]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[2]
Pandalus borealis (northern shrimp)[2]
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)[1]
Sergestes arcticus[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate)3
Amblyraja radiata (Starry ray)1
Anarhichas denticulatus (Northern wolffish)1
Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)1
Anarhichas minor (Spotted wolf-fish)1
Argentina silus (Atlantic argentine)1
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)1
Careproctus rastrinus (Salmon snailfish)1
Centroscyllium fabricii (Black dogfish)2
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)1
Dipturus batis (Blue skate)2
Entosphenus tridentatus (Pacific lamprey)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)1
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Hemitripterus bolini (Bigmouth sculpin)1
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)1
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)2
Hoplostethus atlanticus (Slimehead)1
Hymenocephalus italicus (Glasshead grenadier)1
Macrourus berglax (smoothspined grenadier)1
Malacoraja senta (Smooth skate)2
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)1
Micromesistius poutassou (Poutassou)2
Pleuronectes quadrituberculatus (Alaska plaice)1
Pollachius virens (Sillock)1
Rajella fyllae (Round ray)2
Rajella lintea (Sharp-nosed skate)1
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)1
Triglops murrayi (Moustache sculpin)1
Urophycis chuss (Squirrel hake)2

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Acanthocotyle verrillii[3]
Anisakis simplex[3]
Gonocerca phycidis[3]
Otodistomum cestoides[3]
Phormobothrium affine[3]
Pseudanisakis tricupola <Unverified Name>[3]
Pseudanthobothrium hanseni[3]
Rajonchocotyle batis[3]

Distribution

Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Barents Sea; Canada; East Greenland Shelf/Sea; Faeroe Islands; Faroe Plateau; Greenland; Iceland; Iceland Shelf/Sea; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Russian Federation; Scotland (UK); Svalbard and Jan Mayen; USA (contiguous states); United Kingdom; West Greenland Shelf; Western Atlantic: Greenland side of Davis Strait and off the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada to off Georges Bank. Eastern Atlantic: Barents Sea, Norway, Iceland-Faroes-Shetland Rise and eastern Greenland (Ref. 3167).;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Feeding Habits of Fish Species Distributed on the Grand Bank, Concepción González1, Xabier Paz, Esther Román, and María Hermida, NAFO SCR Doc. 06/31, Serial No. N5251 (2006)
2Feeding and Food Consumption by the Barents Sea Skates, A.V. Dolgov, J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol. 35: 495–503
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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