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Raja alba


Raja alba was originally described as Raja alba by Lacepède in 1803. It belongs to the family Rajidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   alba
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1803
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Rajiformes Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
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Genus   Raja
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Genus   Raja
Original Name   Raja        
Taxon Name   alba
Original Combination   Raja alba
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Raja alba
OriginalSubGenus   Raja
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1803
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   France, La Manche/English Channel, northeastern Atlantic.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Séret & McEachran 1986:30 [ref. 9312].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types at MNHN
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 5
Page   661, 663
Illustrations   Pl. 20 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rostroraja alba
Current Species alba
Current Genus Rostroraja
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI Lacepède
Current Year 1803
Current Family Rajidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Found in shelf and slope waters. Feeds on all kinds of bottom animals. Oviparous. Locally marketed in small numbers. Caught by shore and skiboat anglers (Ref. 5578).
Depth Range From 30 to 400 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Rostroraja alba  (Lacepède 1803). Rajidae.
Name History   •Valid as Raja alba Lacepède 1803 -- (Stehmann 1973:66 [ref. 7168], Stehmann 1976:158 [ref. 7085], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:193 [ref. 13675], Hulley 1986:119 [ref. 5672], Stehmann 1990:47 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:107 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:92 [ref. 25472], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:92 [ref. 25472], Stehmann 1995:104 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Rostroraja alba (Lacepède 1803) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:285 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:24 [ref. 26753], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:81 [ref. 28072], Nair 2006:115 [ref. 29900], Fricke et al. 2007:19 [ref. 29533], Compagno & Ebert 2007:141 [ref. 30471], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:14 [ref. 36649], Weigmann 2016:123 [ref. 34211], McEachran & Séret 2016:1403 [ref. 34551], Gordon et al. 2016:271 [ref. 34661], Last et al. 2016:24 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:352 [ref. 35000], Fricke et al. 2018:25 [ref. 35805], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:137 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:48 [ref. 37250]).

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abyssicola Raja abyssicola Gilbert [C. H.] 1896Synonym
acanthiderma Raja acanthiderma Fowler [H. W.] 1947Synonym
acanthostyla Raja acanthostyla Philippi [R. A.] 1896Synonym
ackleyi Raja ackleyi Garman [S.] 1881Synonym
ackleyi Rostroraja ackleyi Garman [S.] 1881Valid
ackleyi ornata Raja ackleyi ornata Garman [S.] 1881Synonym
acus Raja acus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
acutispina Raja (Okamejei) acutispina Ishiyama [R.] 1958Synonym
acutispina Raja acutispina Ishiyama [R.] 1958Synonym
africana Raja africana Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
africana Raja africana Capapé [C.] 1977Valid
agassizi Raja agassizi (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Synonym
agassizi meta Raja agassizi meta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903In family
agassizi picta Raja agassizi picta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903In family
agassizi ribeiroi Raja agassizi ribeiroi Fowler [H. W.] 1910In family
agassizii Raja agassizii (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Synonym
ajereba Raja ajereba Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Marcgravus) 1792Synonym
alba Raja alba Chiereghini [A. P.] in Nardo 1847Synonym
albalinea Raja albalinea von Bonde [C.] & Swart [D. B.] 1923Synonym
albomaculata Raja albomaculata Norman [J. R.] 1937Synonym
aleutica Raja aleutica Gilbert [C. H.] 1896Synonym
alia Raja alia Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
altavela Raja altavela Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
annandalei Raja annandalei Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
apteronota Raja apteronota Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802In family
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