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Bathyraja interrupta (Sandpaper skate; Black skate; Bering skate)

Synonyms: Bathyraja kincaidi; Bathyraja kincaidii; Raia interrupta; Raia kincaidii; Raja interrupta; Raja kincaidi; Raja kincaidii; Rhinoraja interrupta
Language: Dutch; Japanese; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Salish

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve II 366714 British Columbia, Canada
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada

Prey / Diet

Chionoecetes bairdi (southern Tanner crab)[1]
Cryptacanthodes aleutensis (Red devil)[1]
Eualus avinus (beaked eualid)[1]
Euphausia pacifica (Pacific krill)[2]
Neocrangon communis (gray shrimp)[1]
Octopus rubescens (East Pacific red octopus)[2]
Pseudomma truncatum[1]
Rocinela angustata[1]
Sergestes similis[2]
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)[2]
Thysanoessa inermis[1]
Thysanoessa spinifera[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Atheresthes evermanni (Kamchatka flounder)2
Atheresthes stomias (Turbot)3
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)2
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)3
Balaenoptera physalus (Fin Whale)1
Bathyraja aleutica (Aleutian skate)5
Bathyraja maculata (White-blotched skate)1
Bathyraja matsubarai (Dusky-purple skate)1
Bathyraja trachura (Roughtail skate)2
Benthalbella dentata (Pearleye)1
Brachyramphus marmoratus (Marbled Murrelet)2
Cepphus columba (Pigeon Guillemot)1
Cetorhinus maximus (Sun-fish)1
Chauliodus macouni (Fanged viperfish)1
Citharichthys sordidus (Sanddab)1
Cololabis saira (Skipper)1
Dasycottus setiger (Spinyhead sculpin)2
Diaphus theta (California headlightfish)2
Eschrichtius robustus (Gray Whale)1
Eubalaena japonica (North Pacific Right Whale)1
Fulmarus glacialis (Northern Fulmar)2
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)2
Gaidropsarus argentatus (Treebearded rockling)1
Hemilepidotus jordani (Yellow Irish lord)1
Hippoglossoides elassodon (Paper sole)2
Hippoglossus stenolepis (Pacific halibut)1
Lampanyctus jordani (Brokenline lanternfish)2
Larimichthys polyactis (Yellowfish)1
Lepidopsetta polyxystra (Northern rock sole)2
Limanda aspera (Yellowfin sole)2
Lyopsetta exilis (Slender sole)1
Malacocottus kincaidi (Blackfin sculpin)1
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)2
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)3
Nansenia candida (Bluethroat argentine)1
Notoscopelus japonicus (Japanese lanternfish)1
Pleurogrammus monopterygius (Atka mackerel)1
Ptychoramphus aleuticus (Cassin's Auklet)2
Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater)3
Raja binoculata (Big skate)2
Raja rhina (Longnose skate)6
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Turbot)1
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)2
Sardinops sagax (Australian pilchard)2
Sebastes alutus (Snapper)3
Sebastes caurinus (Copper rockfish)1
Sebastes crameri (Rockfish)2
Sebastes diploproa (Splitnose rockfish)3
Sebastes flavidus (Yellowtail rockfish)3
Sebastes maliger (Rockfish)1
Sebastes pinniger (Rockfish)2
Sebastes serranoides (Rockfish)2
Sigmops gracilis (Slender fangjaw)1
Stenobrachius leucopsarus (Smallfin lanternfish)1
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)1
Synthliboramphus antiquus (Ancient Murrelet)3
Tarletonbeania crenularis (Blue lanternfish)1
Theragra chalcogramma (Whiting)1
Trichiurus lepturus (Atlantic Cutlassfish)1
Zalophus californianus (California Sealion)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Grillotia borealis[3]
Piscicapillaria freemani <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Alaska (USA); California Current; Canada; East Bering Sea; Gulf of Alaska; Kamchatka; North Pacific: off Cape Navarin in the western Bering Sea and Agattu Island (Aleutian Islands) to Cortez Bank, southern California, USA.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northeast; Pacific, Northwest; Russian Federation; Sea of Japan; Sea of Okhotsk; USA (contiguous states); West Bering Sea;

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Citations

Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Diet and trophic ecology of skates in the Gulf of Alaska (Raja and Bathyraja spp.): ecological information for ecosystem–based management of demersal resources, David A. Ebert, Joseph J. Bizzarro, Simon C. Brown, Mariah D. Boyle, and Gregor M. Cailliet, NPRB Project 621 Final Report (2008) 2Diet and Ecomorphology of the Sandpaper Skate, Bathyraja kincaidii (Garman, 1908) from the Eastern North Pacific, Christopher Scott Rinewalt, Masters Thesis, California State University, Monterey Bay (2007) 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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