Taxon profile


Rajidae Bonaparte, 1831

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates »  suborder Rajiformes - skates and rays

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Included taxa

Number of records: 30

genus Amblyraja Malm, 1877
genus Atlantoraja Menni, 1872
genus Bathyraja Ishiyama, 1958
genus Beringraja Ishihara, Treloar, Bor, Senou & Jeong, 2012
genus Breviraja Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948
genus Brochiraja Last & McEachran, 2006
genus Cruriraja Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948
genus Dactylobatus Bean & Weed, 1909
genus Dentiraja Whitley, 1940
genus Dipturus Rafinesque, 1810
genus Fenestraja McEachran & Compagno, 1982
genus Gurgesiella de Buen, 1959
genus Insentiraja Yearsley & Last, 1992
genus Irolita Whitley, 1931
genus Leucoraja Malm, 1877
genus Malacoraja Stehmann, 1970
genus Neoraja McEachran & Compagno, 1982
genus Notoraja Ishiyama, 1958
genus Okamejei Ishiyama, 1958
genus Pavoraja Whitley, 1939
genus Psammobatis Günther, 1870
genus Pseudoraja Bigelow & Schroeder, 1954
genus Raja Linnaeus, 1758
genus Rajella Stehmann, 1970
genus Rhinoraja Ishiyama, 1952
genus Rioraja Whitley, 1939
genus Rostroraja Hulley, 1972
genus Sinobatis Hulley, 1973
genus Sympterygia Müller & Henle, 1837
genus Zearaja Whitley, 1939

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e6112fdc-fb23-4c62-8771-18d07dcec837]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Rajidae]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Rajidae]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Rajidae Blainville, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
[Data retrieved on: 27 May 2007]

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