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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Rajella

(See list of species below)



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17 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 33 cm
Rajella annandalei (Weber, 1913)

Photo by FAO
 
Rajella annandalei
[Annandale's skate]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Rajella barnardi
[Bigthorn skate]

Photo by Treberg, J.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Rajella bathyphila (Holt & Byrne, 1908)

Photo by Treberg, J.
 
Rajella bathyphila
[Deep-water ray]

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann, 1978)

Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Rajella bigelowi
[Bigelow's ray]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm WD

 
Rajella caudaspinosa
[Munchskin skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 56.1 cm TL

 
Rajella challengeri
[Challenger skate]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 39 cm WD

 
Rajella dissimilis
[Ghost skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 38.5 cm TL

 
Rajella eisenhardti
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic

Rajella fuliginea (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1954)

Photo by FAO
 
Rajella fuliginea
[Sooty skate]

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Rajella fyllae (Lütken, 1887)

Photo by Byrkjedal, I.
 
Rajella fyllae
[Round ray]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic

Rajella kukujevi (Dolganov, 1985)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Rajella kukujevi
[Mid-Atlantic skate]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 65 cm WD
Rajella leopardus (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Rajella leopardus
[Leopard skate]

Photo by Dolgov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 123 cm TL
Rajella lintea (Fries, 1838)

Photo by Dolgov, A.
 
Rajella lintea
[Sailray]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Rajella nigerrima (de Buen, 1960)

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Rajella nigerrima
[Blackish skate]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 17.4 cm WD
Rajella purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Rajella purpuriventralis
[Purplebelly skate]
No picture found
Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Rajella ravidula
[Smoothback skate]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific

Rajella sadowskii (Krefft & Stehmann, 1974)

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Rajella sadowskii
[Brazilian skate]
17 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Rajella
(Skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1913 Rajella annandalei Annandale's skate Western Central Pacific 33
1935 Rajella barnardi Bigthorn skate Eastern Atlantic 70 TL
1908 Rajella bathyphila Deep-water ray Eastern Atlantic 90 TL
1978 Rajella bigelowi Bigelow's ray Eastern Atlantic 55 TL
1923 Rajella caudaspinosa Munchskin skate Southeast Atlantic 32 WD
2008 Rajella challengeri Challenger skate Eastern Indian Ocean 56.1 TL
1970 Rajella dissimilis Ghost skate Eastern Atlantic 39 WD
1999 Rajella eisenhardti Southeast Pacific 38.5 TL
1954 Rajella fuliginea Sooty skate Western Atlantic
1887 Rajella fyllae Round ray Northeast Atlantic 60 TL
1985 Rajella kukujevi Mid-Atlantic skate Northeast Atlantic
1923 Rajella leopardus Leopard skate Eastern Atlantic 65 WD
1838 Rajella lintea Sailray Northeast Atlantic 123 TL
1960 Rajella nigerrima Blackish skate Southeast Pacific 27.3 TL
1962 Rajella purpuriventralis Purplebelly skate Western Central Atlantic 17.4 WD
1970 Rajella ravidula Smoothback skate Southeast Atlantic 70 TL
1974 Rajella sadowskii Brazilian skate Southeast Pacific



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