Raja undulata

Lacepède, 1802

Undulate ray
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rajiformes Rajidae

Reference of the original description
Lacepède, B.G.E. (1802)
Histoire Naturelle des Poissons. Plassan, Paris, 4: i–xliv, 1–728, pls 1–16

Image of the original description

Raja undulata Lacepède, 1802

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Dasybatis undulata, Leucoraja undulata, Raia picta, Raia undulata, Raja agassizi ribeiroi, Raja fenestra, Raja mosaica, Raja picta, Raja (Raja) undulata

Raja undulata
XXXX: No types known;
Raja agassizi ribeiroi
Syntype: MNRJ: 608
Raja fenestra
XXXX: No types known;
Raja mosaica
XXXX: No types known;
Raja picta
XXXX: No types known;

Description :

Citation: Raja undulata Lacepède, 1802: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
deu \(T\) Bänderrochen, deu \(T\) Marmorrochen, deu \(T\) Scheckenrochen, deu \(T\) Wellenfleckrochen, deu \(T\) Wellenlinien-Rochen, spa Raia mosaico, spa Raja santiaguerro, spa Raya mosaica, spa Raya mosaico, fra \(T\) Raie brunette, fra \(T\) Raie fleurie, eng Painted ray, eng Undulate painted ray, eng Undulate ray, eng Undulate skate, ita Razza ondulata, por Curva, por Peixe-areia, por Raia-curva, por Raia-mosaica, por Raia-riscada

Eastern Atlantic: southern Ireland and England to Senegal, including the western Mediterranean and the Canary Islands. Reported from the eastern Mediterranean [20075]. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: commercial

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Egg-cases laid from March to September [7182]. Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother [17086]. Found on sandy bottoms of shelf waters. Feeds on all kinds of bottom animals

Size / Weight / Age
100.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [7180])

demersal; marine; depth range 50 - 200 m [17687]

shark-references Species-ID=5819;

video of Raja undulata


Gepostet von Tomas Baiges am Sonntag, 25. November 2018

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Merizocotyle sp. [15250]
  • Merizocotyle undulata (Kearn & Beverley-Burton, 1990) Chisholm, Wheeler & Beverley-Burton, 1995 [15245] [17002] [9086] [25877]
  • Rajonchocotyle emarginata (Olsson, 1876) [9086]

  • Acanthocephaloides propinquus (Dujardin, 1845) [11394]