Facts Summary: The Roughskin Skate (Dipturus trachydermus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Argentina, Brazil, Chile. This species is also known by the following name(s): Raja trachyderma.
Roughskin Skate Facts Last Updated: January 1, 2016
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Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Roughskin Skate Facts" (Online).
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