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Raja equatorialis

Jordan & Bollman

Raja equatorialis was originally described as Raja equatorialis by Jordan & Bollman in 1890. It belongs to the family Rajidae and subfamily Arhynchobatinae. It is commonly known as Ecuatorial ray but has many other common names such as equatorial skate in USA (contiguous states), Raie écuatorienne in France, Raya in Peru, Raya ecuatorial in Spain, Ecuatorial ray in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   equatorialis
AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Jordan & Bollman
Qualification   ---
Year   1890
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Rajiformes Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Arhynchobatinae Arhynchobatinae
Genus   Raja
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Rajiformes
Family   Rajidae
Subfamily   Arhynchobatinae
Genus   Raja
Original Name   Raja        
Taxon Name   equatorialis
Original Combination   Raja equatorialis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Raja equatorialis
OriginalSubGenus   Raja
Original Author   Jordan & Bollman
Original AuthorWI   Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1890
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Arhynchobatinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Pacific coast of Colombia, 8°06'30"N, 78°51'W, Albatross station 2797, depth 33 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   USNM 41132
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 12 (no. 770)
Page   150

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rostroraja equatorialis
Current Species   equatorialis
Current Genus Rostroraja
Current AuthorWI Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Jordan & Bollman
Current Year   1890
Current Family Rajidae
Current Subfamily
Arhynchobatinae Arhynchobatinae

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Benthic, from coastal waters to medium depths.
Distribution Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Rostroraja equatorialis  (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Rajidae.
Name History   • Valid in an unnamed new genus -- (Compagno 1999:493 [ref. 25589]). • Valid as Raja equatorialis  Jordan & Bollman 1890 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:30 [ref. 23101], McEachran in Fischer et al. 1995:777 [ref. 22829], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:37 [ref. 22793], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], De la Cruz-Agüero & Cota-Gómez 1998:356 [ref. 23520], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:84 [ref. 24555], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:63 [ref. 24550], Nelson et al. 2004:56 [ref. 27807], Genz et al. 2007:2 [ref. 29332]).

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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.] 1881)Valid
ackleyi ornata Raja ackleyi ornata Garman [S.] 1881Synonym
acus Raja acus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
acutispina Raja acutispina Ishiyama [R.] 1958Synonym
africana Raja africana Capapé [C.] 1977Valid
africana Raja africana Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
agassizi Raja agassizi (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Valid
agassizi meta Raja agassizi meta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903--
agassizi picta Raja agassizi picta Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 19031°Homonym
agassizi ribeiroi Raja agassizi ribeiroi Fowler [H. W.] 1910Replacement name
agassizii Raja agassizii (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841)Synonym
ajereba Raja ajereba Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Marcgravus) 1792Synonym
alba Raja alba Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803Synonym
alba Raja alba Chiereghini [A. P.] in Nardo 1847Not available
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.] 1899Uncertain
altavela Raja altavela Linnaeus [C.] 1758Synonym
annandalei Raja annandalei Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
apteronota Raja apteronota Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Uncertain
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