162 Species in Family Rajidae
Nominal species list for Rajidae
Scientific Name Author English Name
Amblyraja badia (Garman, 1899) Broad skate
Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi, 1935) Southern thorny skate
Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft, 1968) Thickbody skate
Amblyraja georgiana (Norman, 1938) Antarctic starry skate
Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett, 1879) Arctic skate
Amblyraja jenseni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950) Shorttail skate
Amblyraja radiata (Donovan, 1808) Starry ray
Amblyraja reversa (Lloyd, 1906) Reversed skate
Amblyraja robertsi (Hulley, 1970) Bigmouth skate
Amblyraja taaf (Meisner, 1987) Whiteleg skate
Beringraja binoculata (Girard, 1855) Big skate
Beringraja cortezensis (McEachran & Miyake, 1988) Cortez skate
Beringraja inornata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1881) California skate
Beringraja pulchra (Liu, 1932) Mottled skate
Beringraja rhina (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) Longnose skate
Beringraja stellulata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880) Starry skate
Breviraja claramaculata McEachran & Matheson, 1985 Brightspot skate
Breviraja colesi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948 Lightnose skate
Breviraja marklei McEachran & Miyake, 1987 Nova Scotia skate
Breviraja mouldi McEachran & Matheson, 1995 Blacknose skate
Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran & Matheson, 1985 Blackbelly skate
Breviraja spinosa Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950 Spinose skate
Dactylobatus armatus Bean & Weed, 1909 Skilletskate
Dactylobatus clarkii (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958) Hookskate
Dentiraja australis (Macleay, 1884) Sydney skate
Dentiraja cerva (Whitley, 1939) Whitespotted skate
Dentiraja confusa (Last, 2008)
Dentiraja endeavouri (Last, 2008) Endeavour skate
Dentiraja falloarga (Last, 2008) False Argus skate
Dentiraja flindersi Last & Gledhill, 2008 Pygmy thornback skate
Dentiraja healdi (Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008) Heald’s skate
Dentiraja lemprieri (Richardson, 1845) Thornback skate
Dentiraja oculata (Last, 2008)
Dentiraja polyommata (Ogilby, 1910) Argus skate
Dipturus acrobelus Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008 Deepwater skate
Dipturus amphispinus Last & Alava, 2013 Ridgeback skate
Dipturus apricus Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008 Pale tropical skate
Dipturus argentinensis Díaz de Astarloa, Mabragaña, Hanner & Figueroa, 2008 Argentine skate
Dipturus batis (Linnaeus, 1758) Blue skate
Dipturus bullisi (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962) Bullis skate
Dipturus campbelli (Wallace, 1967) Blackspot skate
Dipturus canutus Last, 2008 Grey skate
Dipturus chinensis (Basilewsky, 1855)
Dipturus crosnieri (Séret, 1989) Madagascar skate
Dipturus diehli Soto & Mincarone, 2001 Thorny tail skate
Dipturus doutrei (Cadenat, 1960) Violet skate
Dipturus ecuadoriensis (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941) Ecuador skate
Dipturus flavirostris (Philippi, 1892)
Dipturus garricki (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958) San Blas skate
Dipturus gigas (Ishiyama, 1958) Giant skate
Dipturus grahami Last, 2008 Graham’s skate
Dipturus gudgeri (Whitley, 1940) Bight skate
Dipturus innominatus (Garrick & Paul, 1974) New Zealand smooth skate
Dipturus intermedius (Parnell, 1837)
Dipturus johannisdavisi (Alcock, 1899) Travancore skate
Dipturus kwangtungensis (Chu, 1960) Kwangtung skate
Dipturus laevis (Mitchill, 1818) Barndoor skate
Dipturus lanceorostratus (Wallace, 1967) Rattail skate
Dipturus leptocauda (Krefft & Stehmann, 1975) Thintail skate
Dipturus macrocauda (Ishiyama, 1955) Bigtail skate
Dipturus melanospilus Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008 Blacktip skate
Dipturus mennii Gomes & Paragó, 2001 South Brazilian skate
Dipturus nidarosiensis (Storm, 1881) Norwegian skate
Dipturus olseni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951) Spreadfin skate
Dipturus oregoni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958) Hooktail skate
Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758) Longnosed skate
Dipturus pullopunctatus (Smith, 1964) Slime skate
Dipturus queenslandicus Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008 Queensland deepwater skate
Dipturus springeri (Wallace, 1967) Roughbelly skate
Dipturus stenorhynchus (Wallace, 1967) Prow-nose skate
Dipturus teevani (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951) Prickly brown ray
Dipturus tengu (Jordan & Fowler, 1903) Acutenose skate
Dipturus trachyderma (Krefft & Stehmann, 1975) Ray
Dipturus wengi Séret & Last, 2008 Weng’s skate
Dipturus wuhanlingi Jeong & Nakabo, 2008 China skate
Hongeo koreana (Jeong & Nakabo, 1997) Korean skate
Leucoraja caribbaea (McEachran, 1977) Maya skate
Leucoraja circularis (Couch, 1838) Sandy ray
Leucoraja compagnoi (Stehmann, 1995) Tigertail skate
Leucoraja erinacea (Mitchill, 1825) Little skate
Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758) Shagreen ray
Leucoraja garmani (Whitley, 1939) Rosette skate
Leucoraja lentiginosa (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951) Freckled skate
Leucoraja leucosticta (Stehmann, 1971) Whitedappled skate
Leucoraja melitensis (Clark, 1926) Maltese ray
Leucoraja naevus (Müller & Henle, 1841) Cuckoo ray
Leucoraja ocellata (Mitchill, 1815) Winter skate
Leucoraja pristispina Last, Stehmann & Séret, 2008 Sawback skate
Leucoraja virginica (McEachran, 1977) Virginia skate
Leucoraja wallacei (Hulley, 1970) Yellowspotted skate
Leucoraja yucatanensis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950) Yucatan skate
Malacoraja kreffti (Stehmann, 1978) Krefft's ray
Malacoraja obscura Carvalho, Gomes & Gadig, 2005
Malacoraja senta (Garman, 1885) Smooth skate
Malacoraja spinacidermis (Barnard, 1923) Soft skate
Neoraja africana (Stehmann & Séret, 1983) West African pygmy skate
Neoraja caerulea (Stehmann, 1976) Blue ray
Neoraja carolinensis McEachran & Stehmann, 1984 Carolina pygmy skate
Neoraja iberica Stehmann, Séret, Costa & Baro, 2008 Iberian pygmy skate
Neoraja stehmanni (Hulley, 1972) African pygmy skate
Okamejei acutispina (Ishiyama, 1958) Sharpspine skate
Okamejei arafurensis Last & Gledhill, 2008 Arafura skate
Okamejei boesemani (Ishihara, 1987) Boeseman's skate
Okamejei cairae Last, Fahmi & Ishihara, 2010 Borneo Sand Skate
Okamejei heemstrai (McEachran & Fechhelm, 1982) East African skate
Okamejei hollandi (Jordan & Richardson, 1909) Yellow-spotted skate
Okamejei kenojei (Müller & Henle, 1841) Ocellate spot skate
Okamejei leptoura Last & Gledhill, 2008
Okamejei meerdervoortii (Bleeker, 1860) Bigeye skate
Okamejei mengae Jeong, Nakabo & Wu, 2007
Okamejei ornata Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel, 2015 Ornate skate
Okamejei philipi (Lloyd, 1906)
Okamejei schmidti (Ishiyama, 1958) Browneye skate
Orbiraja jensenae (Last & Lim, 2010) Sulu Sea skate
Orbiraja powelli (Alcock, 1898) Indian ring skate
Raja ackleyi Garman, 1881 Ocellate skate
Raja africana Capapé, 1977 African ray
Raja asterias Delaroche, 1809 Mediterranean starry ray
Raja bahamensis Bigelow & Schroeder, 1965 Bahama skate
Raja brachyura Lafont, 1871 Blonde ray
Raja cervigoni Bigelow & Schroeder, 1964 Finspot ray
Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758 Thornback ray
Raja eglanteria Bosc, 1800 Clearnose skate
Raja equatorialis Jordan & Bollman, 1890 Equatorial skate
Raja herwigi Krefft, 1965 Cape Verde skate
Raja maderensis Lowe, 1838 Madeiran ray
Raja microocellata Montagu, 1818 Small-eyed ray
Raja miraletus Linnaeus, 1758 Brown ray
Raja montagui Fowler, 1910 Spotted ray
Raja parva Last & Séret, 2016 African brown skate
Raja pita Fricke & Al-Hassan, 1995 Pita skate
Raja polystigma Regan, 1923 Speckled ray
Raja radula Delaroche, 1809 Rough ray
Raja rondeleti Bougis, 1959 Rondelet's ray
Raja rouxi Capapé, 1977
Raja straeleni Poll, 1951 Spotted skate
Raja texana Chandler, 1921 Roundel skate
Raja undulata Lacepède, 1802 Undulate ray
Raja velezi Chirichigno F., 1973 Velez ray
Rajella annandalei (Weber, 1913) Annandale's skate
Rajella barnardi (Norman, 1935) Bigthorn skate
Rajella bathyphila (Holt & Byrne, 1908) Deep-water ray
Rajella bigelowi (Stehmann, 1978) Bigelow's ray
Rajella caudaspinosa (von Bonde & Swart, 1923) Munchskin skate
Rajella challengeri Last & Stehmann, 2008 Challenger skate
Rajella dissimilis (Hulley, 1970) Ghost skate
Rajella eisenhardti Long & McCosker, 1999
Rajella fuliginea (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1954) Sooty skate
Rajella fyllae (Lütken, 1887) Round ray
Rajella kukujevi (Dolganov, 1985) Mid-Atlantic skate
Rajella leoparda (von Bonde & Swart, 1923) Leopard skate
Rajella lintea (Fries, 1838) Sailray
Rajella nigerrima (de Buen, 1960) Blackish skate
Rajella paucispinosa Weigmann, Stehmann & Thiel, 2014 Sparsely-thorned skate
Rajella purpuriventralis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962) Purplebelly skate
Rajella ravidula (Hulley, 1970) Smoothback skate
Rajella sadowskii (Krefft & Stehmann, 1974) Brazilian skate
Rostroraja alba (Lacepède, 1803) White skate
Spiniraja whitleyi (Iredale, 1938) Melbourne skate
Zearaja chilensis (Guichenot, 1848) Yellownose skate
Zearaja maugeana Last & Gledhill, 2007 Maugean skate
Zearaja nasuta (Müller & Henle, 1841) New Zealand rough skate
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