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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Neoraja

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5 species (see list below)

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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Neoraja africana
[West African pygmy skate]
No picture found
Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Neoraja caerulea
[Blue ray]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 28.5 cm TL
Neoraja carolinensis McEachran & Stehmann, 1984

Photo by FAO
 
Neoraja carolinensis
[Carolina pygmy skate]

Photo by Stehmann, Séret, Costa & Baro

Northeastern Atlantic
Max. Length 32.7 cm TL
Neoraja iberica Stehmann, Séret, Costa & Baro, 2008

Photo by Stehmann, Séret, Costa & Baro
 
Neoraja iberica
[Iberian pygmy skate]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Neoraja stehmanni
[African pygmy skate]
5 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Neoraja
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1983 Neoraja africana West African pygmy skate Eastern Atlantic 30 TL
1976 Neoraja caerulea Blue ray Northeast Atlantic 30 TL
1984 Neoraja carolinensis Carolina pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 28.5 TL
2008 Neoraja iberica Iberian pygmy skate Northeastern Atlantic 32.7 TL
1972 Neoraja stehmanni African pygmy skate Southeast Atlantic 35 TL



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