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Raja  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160846

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): skates [English]
    ocellate skates [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderRajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies  
                                  FamilyRajidae Blainville, 1816 – rayas, rays, skates, raies  
                                     GenusRaja Linnaeus, 1758 – skates, ocellate skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Raja ackleyi Garman, 1881 – raya ocelada, ocellate skate 
                                        Species Raja africana Capapé, 1977  
                                        Species Raja asterias Delaroche, 1809 – starry skate 
                                        Species Raja bahamensis Bigelow and Schroeder, 1965 – Bahama skate 
                                        Species Raja binoculata Girard, 1855 – raya bruja gigante, big skate 
                                        Species Raja brachyura Lafont, 1873 – blonde ray 
                                        Species Raja cervigoni Bigelow and Schroeder, 1964 – Venezuela skate 
                                        Species Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758 – thornback ray, thornback skate 
                                        Species Raja cortezensis McEachran and Miyake, 1988 – Cortez skate, raya de Cortés 
                                        Species Raja eglanteria Bosc in Lacepède, 1800 – raya naricita, clearnose skate 
                                        Species Raja equatorialis Jordan and Bollman, 1890 – equatorial skate, raya ecuatorial 
                                        Species Raja herwigi Krefft, 1965  
                                        Species Raja inornata Jordan and Gilbert, 1881 – raya de California, California skate 
                                        Species Raja maderensis Lowe, 1838  
                                        Species Raja microocellata Montagu, 1818 – painted ray 
                                        Species Raja miraletus Linnaeus, 1758 – brown ray, twineye skate 
                                        Species Raja montagui Fowler, 1910 – homelyn ray, spotted ray 
                                        Species Raja polystigma Regan, 1923  
                                        Species Raja pulchra Liu, 1932  
                                        Species Raja radula Delaroche, 1809  
                                        Species Raja rhina Jordan and Gilbert, 1880 – raya narigona, longnose skate 
                                        Species Raja rondeleti Bougis, 1959  
                                        Species Raja stellulata Jordan and Gilbert, 1880 – raya estrellada, starry skate 
                                        Species Raja straeleni Poll, 1951  
                                        Species Raja texana Chandler, 1921 – raya tigre, roundel skate 
                                        Species Raja undulata Lacepede, 1802 – painted ray, undulate ray 
                                        Species Raja velezi Chirichigno F., 1973 – rasptail skate, raya chillona 

  Expert: John D. McEachran  
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843-2258, USA   
  Reference for: Raja    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 01-Oct-2002, website (version 15-Feb-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Reference for: Raja   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Raja   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Raja   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Raja   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Raja   

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