Leucoraja fullonica

(LINNAEUS, 1758)


Shagreen ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
LINNÉ, C. (1758)
Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, regnum animale, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus differentiis synonymis, locis. Ed. X., 1: 824 p. Stockholm (L. SALVIUS).

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasybatis fullonica, Raia chagrinea, Raia fullonica, Raia fullonica STEPHAN 1779, Raja chagrinea, Raja fullonia, Raja fullonica, Raja gallica, Raja rondeleti, Raja (Leucoraja) fullonica, Raja (Raja) fullonica, Raja (Raja) rondeleti

Types
Leucoraja fullonica

Raja rondeleti
Syntype: MNHN: uncat. Sète MNHN: 1898-1249; MNHN: uncat. Banyuls MSN: 592-1876 (6132 (old: MZUF 1075))


Description :


Citation: Leucoraja fullonica (LINNAEUS, 1758): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2018

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Common names
deu \(T\) Chagrinroche, deu \(T\) Chagrinrochen, deu \(T\) Fullers Rochen, deu \(T\) Walkerrochen, spa Cardaire, spa Morel, spa Piscat, spa Rajada, spa Raya blanca, spa Raya cardadora, spa Raya morruda, spa Romaguera, fra \(T\) Cardeira, fra \(T\) Clavelade, fra \(T\) Flossade, fra \(T\) Raie chardon, fra \(T\) Rocher, eng Dun cow, eng Fuller"s ray, eng Fuller"s shagreen ray, eng Raie-chardon, eng Rough flapper, eng Shagreen ray, eng Shagreen skate, ita Raya cardadora, ita Razza spinosa, por Arraia, por Raia, por Raia pregada, por Raia-pregada

Short Description
Snout pronounced, rather pointed; disc rhomboid, with angled outer corners upper surface entirely spinulose, underside prickly on large areas; about 8 thorns usually in a complete row around inner margin of eye, small thorns on scapular, generally a row of about 50 thorns on each side of midline from shoulder to first dorsal fin; upper surface plain ashy-grey, underside white [7182].

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: Murmansk in Russia, Norway, southern Iceland, the Faroes, northern North Sea and Skagerrak to northern Morocco, including western Mediterranean and the Madeira Islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: low; price reliability: reliable: based on ex-vessel price for this species

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
120 cm TL (male/unsexed; [20241]); 111 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 30 - 550 m [7180]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=3490;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
Cestoda
Trematoda
  • Otodistomum veliporum (CREPLIN, 1837) STAFFORD, 1904 [22616]

Nematoda
  • Metanisakis tricupola (GIBSON, 1973) [17029]

Hirudinea
  • Calliobdella nodulifera (MALM, 1863) [22616]