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Amblyraja hyperborea (Arctic skate; Northern skate; Darkbelly skate; Boreal skate; Artic skate)

Synonyms: Raja borea; Raja hyperborea
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Arctic skate (Amblyraja hyperborea) is a species of fish in Rajidae family. It lives near the seabed between 140 and 2,500 metres in the Arctic ocean and waters around Canada and Northern and North-West Europe, in northern Pacific ocean and in waters surrounding Antarctica and New Zealand.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Sirmilik National Park II 5475284 Canada

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Gadus morhua (rock cod)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Anisakis simplex[5]
Otodistomum veliporum[5]
Pseudanisakis tricupola <Unverified Name>[5]
Rajonchocotyle batis[5]

Distribution

Arctic Ocean; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Australia; Barents Sea; Canada; Colombia; Costa Rica; East Greenland Shelf/Sea; Ecuador; Faeroe Islands; Faroe Plateau; Greenland; Iceland; Iceland Shelf/Sea; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Kamchatka; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf; Northeast Atlantic: Spitsbergen to the Greenland-Iceland-Faroe-Shetland Ridge to northern Norway. Northwest Atlantic: Davis Strait between southwestern Greenland and Canada. Southeast Atlantic: southern tip of South Africa (Ref. 6871). Eastern India; Northeast Atlantic: Spitsbergen to the Greenland-Iceland-Faroe-Shetland Ridge to northern Norway. Northwest Atlantic: Davis Strait between southwestern Greenland and Canada. Southeast Atlantic: southern tip of South Africa (Ref. 6871). Eastern Indian Ocean: off southern Australia (Ref. 6871). Southwest Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 6871). Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador (Ref. 6871).; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Panama; Russian Federation; Scotland (UK); Sea of Okhotsk; South Africa; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; United Kingdom; West Greenland Shelf;

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Citations

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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)
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3Feeding and Food Consumption by the Barents Sea Skates, A.V. Dolgov, J. Northw. Atl. Fish. Sci., Vol. 35: 495–503
4Trophic ecology of blue whiting in the Barents Sea, Andrey V. Dolgov, Edda Johannesen, Mikko Heino, and Erik Olsen, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 483–493
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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