Skates

 

Skates of the Maltese Islands



Rajidae


Blue Skate           -           Dipturus batis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Longnosed Skate  -          Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Shagreen Ray      -           Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Maltese Ray        -           Leucoraja melitensis (Clark, 1926)

Cuckoo Ray        -           Leucoraja naevus (Miller & Henle, 1841)

Starry Ray          -           Raja asterias (Delaroche, 1809)

Thornback Ray    -           Raja clavata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Brown Ray          -           Raja miraletus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Spotted Ray        -           Raja montagui (Fowler, 1910)

Rough Ray          -           Raja radula (Delaroche, 1809)

Bottlenosed Skate -         Rostroraja alba (Lacephde, 1803)

 
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