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Species in the genus Breviraja: [ 6 ] records


claramaculata, Breviraja McEachran [J. D.] & Matheson [R. E., Jr.] 1985:1047, Fig. 8 [Copeia 1985 (no. 4); ref. 8137] Off Florida, U.S.A., 29°58'N, 80°07'W, depth 348 meters. Holotype: UF 22284. Paratypes: TCWC 2728.2 (4), UF 22285 (2), USNM 148278 (1). Other material: MCZ 36369 (1), 39785 (1), 39887 (3), 39890 (6), 40136 (4), 40239 (1), 42473 (1), 49007 (1), 49010 (1); UF 29868 (1). •Valid as Breviraja claramaculata McEachran & Matheson 1985 -- (McEachran & Matheson 1985:1042 [ref. 8137], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:546 [ref. 26985], Weigmann 2016:105 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:224 [ref. 35000], Jones et al. 2020:308 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Breviraja claramaculata McEachran & Matheson 1985. Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: South Carolina to Florida (U.S.A.), including northern Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: marine.

colesi, Breviraja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1948:559, Figs. 2 (upper left), 6 [Journal of Marine Research v. 7; ref. 301] Off north and central coasts of Cuba, Atlantis station 3483, depth 200-285 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 36374. Paratypes: (7). Type catalog: Gutiérrez de los Reyes et al. 2015:46 [ref. 36079]. •Valid as Breviraja colesi Bigelow & Schroeder 1948 -- (McEachran & Compagno 1982:413 [ref. 2952], McEachran & Matheson 1985:1038 [ref. 8137], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:31 [ref. 22793], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:148 [ref. 23897], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:546 [ref. 26985], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:112 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:105 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:225 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194]). Current status: Valid as Breviraja colesi Bigelow & Schroeder 1948. Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico, Florida (U.S.A.), Cuba and Bahamas. Habitat: marine.

mouldi, Breviraja McEachran [J. D.] & Matheson [R. E., Jr.] 1995:240 [Copeia 1995 (no. 1); ref. 22015] Off Honduras, 16°43'N, 82°44'W, Oregon station 1943, depth 503 meters. Holotype: MCZ 40200. Paratypes: MCZ 61441 (8). Other material: MCZ 40181 (1), 40216 (5 of 9), 40232 (5 of 13), 41760 (3), 41968 (1), 42467 (5); UF 29853 (5). Replacement name for Breviraja schroederi McEachran & Matheson 1985, preoccupied by Breviraja schroederi Krefft 1968. •Valid as Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson 1995 -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:547 [ref. 26985], Weigmann 2016:105 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:226 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson 1995. Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Honduras to Panama. Habitat: marine.

nigriventralis, Breviraja McEachran [J. D.] & Matheson [R. E., Jr.] 1985:1042, Fig. 6 [Copeia 1985 (no. 4); ref. 8137] Off French Guiana, 7°14'N, 52°55'W, Oregon station 4293, depth 732 meters. Holotype: MCZ 42944. Paratypes: MCZ 61440 (6). Other material: MCZ 40376 (3 of 6), 42955 (4), 42958 (1), 49017 (1); UF (2), UF (1); USNM (2), USNM (1). •Valid as Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran & Matheson 1985 -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:547 [ref. 26985], Weigmann 2016:106 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:227 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2019:[6] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran & Matheson 1985. Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Panama to French Guiana (including southern Caribbean Sea). Habitat: marine.

schroederi, Breviraja McEachran [J. D.] & Matheson [R. E., Jr.] 1985:1045, Fig. 7 [Copeia 1985 (no. 4); ref. 8137] Off Honduras, 16°43'N, 82°44'W, Oregon station 1943, depth 503 meters. Holotype: MCZ 40200. Paratypes: MCZ 61441 (8). Other material: MCZ 40181 (1), 40216 (5 of 9), 40232 (5 of 13), 41760 (3), 41968 (1), 42467 (5); UF 29853 (5). Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Breviraja schroederi Krefft 1968, replaced by Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson 1995. •Synonym of Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson 1995. Current status: Synonym of Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson 1995. Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

spinosa, Breviraja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1950:400, Pl. 6 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 103 (no. 7); ref. 302] 30°58'N, 79°34'W, Atlantis station 3781, depth 250-290 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 36373. Paratypes or additional material: USNM (2). •Valid as Breviraja spinosa Bigelow & Schroeder 1950 -- (McEachran & Compagno 1982:413 [ref. 2952], Uyeno & Miyake in Uyeno et al. 1983:73 [ref. 14275], McEachran & Matheson 1985:1035 [ref. 8137], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:31 [ref. 22793], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:149 [ref. 23897], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:548 [ref. 26985], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:112 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:106 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:228 [ref. 35000], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Jones et al. 2020:306 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Breviraja spinosa Bigelow & Schroeder 1950. Rajidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: South Carolina to Florida (U.S.A.), ?Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: marine.