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kenojei, Raja Bürger [H.] in Müller & Henle 1841:149, [Pl. 48] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Nagasaki market, Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D2499 (stuffed). Paralectotypes: (3)RMNH D2500-2501 (2, stuffed), 4243 (1). Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1947:224 [ref. 12876]; see also Boeseman 1979 [ref. 20685]; type designation by Ishiyama 1967:7-11 [ref. 7967] is not valid. Name based on RMNH museum name in collection of Heinrich Bürger. •Apparently a senior synonym of Raja porosa Günther 1874 -- (Boeseman 1979:277 [ref. 20685]). •Valid as Raja kenojei Bürger 1841 -- (Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:13 [ref. 6441], Nakaya in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:63, 306 [ref. 8057], Ishihara 1987:260 [ref. 6264], Chen et al. 1997:7 [ref. 26476], Sokolovskaya et al. 1998:7 [ref. 24670], Compagno et al. 1999:1407 [ref. 24636], Last & Compagno 1999:1454 [ref. 24639], Dolganov 1999:429 [ref. 24873], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:582 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:291 [ref. 25995]). •Valid as Okamejei kenojei (Bürger 1841) (often seen as Müller & Henle 1841) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:285 [ref. 23312], Jeong 1999:203 [ref. 25171], Compagno 1999:492 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:173 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:173 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:66, 483 [ref. 26218], Compagno et al. 2005:68 [ref. 29145], Jeong et al. 2007:62 [ref. 29187], Last et al. 2010:89 [ref. 30852], Yamashita et al. 2012:131 [ref. 32408], Ebert et al. 2013:355 [ref. 33045], Parin et al. 2014:36 [ref. 33547], Dyldin 2015:71 [ref. 34524], Weigmann et al. 2015:28 [ref. 33795], Hara et al. 2016:5 [ref. 36169], Last et al. 2016:22 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:308 [ref. 35000], Weigmann 2016:115 [ref. 34211], Dyldin & Orlov 2018:167 [ref. 35920]). Current status: Valid as Okamejei kenojei (Bürger 1841). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan and eastern China to Korea, Russia and Japan. Habitat: marine.