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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Leucoraja

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15 species (see list below)

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Western Atlantic

 
Leucoraja caribbaea
[Maya skate]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Leucoraja circularis (Couch, 1838)

Photo by FAO
 
Leucoraja circularis
[Sandy ray]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 29.2 cm TL

 
Leucoraja compagnoi
[Tigertail skate]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 54 cm TL
Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Leucoraja erinacea
[Little skate]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Leucoraja fullonica
[Shagreen ray]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 26 cm WD
Leucoraja garmani (Whitley, 1939)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Leucoraja garmani
[Rosette skate]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 43 cm TL
Leucoraja lentiginosa (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Leucoraja lentiginosa
[Freckled skate]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL

 
Leucoraja leucosticta
[Whitedappled skate]

Photo by FAO

Mediterranean Sea
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Leucoraja melitensis (Clark, 1926)

Photo by FAO
 
Leucoraja melitensis
[Maltese ray]

Photo by Greenfield, J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Leucoraja naevus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Greenfield, J.
 
Leucoraja naevus
[Cuckoo ray]

Photo by Sargent, P.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Leucoraja ocellata (Mitchill, 1815)

Photo by Sargent, P.
 
Leucoraja ocellata
[Winter skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 40.1 cm TL

 
Leucoraja pristispina
[Sawback skate]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic.

 
Leucoraja virginica
[Virginia skate]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Leucoraja wallacei (Hulley, 1970)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Leucoraja wallacei
[Yellowspotted skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Leucoraja yucatanensis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

Photo by FAO
 
Leucoraja yucatanensis
[Yucatan skate]
15 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Leucoraja
(Skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1977 Leucoraja caribbaea Maya skate Western Atlantic
1838 Leucoraja circularis Sandy ray Eastern Atlantic 120 TL
1995 Leucoraja compagnoi Tigertail skate Southeast Atlantic 29.2 TL
1825 Leucoraja erinacea Little skate Western Atlantic 54 TL
1758 Leucoraja fullonica Shagreen ray Eastern Atlantic 120 TL
1939 Leucoraja garmani Rosette skate Western Atlantic 26 WD
1951 Leucoraja lentiginosa Freckled skate Western Central Atlantic 43 TL
1971 Leucoraja leucosticta Whitedappled skate Eastern Atlantic 80 TL
1926 Leucoraja melitensis Maltese ray Mediterranean Sea 50 TL
1841 Leucoraja naevus Cuckoo ray Eastern Atlantic 71 TL
1815 Leucoraja ocellata Winter skate Western Atlantic 110 TL
2008 Leucoraja pristispina Sawback skate Eastern Indian Ocean 40.1 TL
1977 Leucoraja virginica Virginia skate Northwest Atlantic.
1970 Leucoraja wallacei Yellowspotted skate Southeast Atlantic and We 100 TL
1950 Leucoraja yucatanensis Yucatan skate Western Central Atlantic



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