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taaf, Raja Meisner [E. E.] 1987:1840, Figs. 1-2 [Zoologicheskii Zhurnal v. 66 (no. 12); ref. 9114] Lena Bank, 53°01'S, 44°25'E, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 390-375 meters. Holotype: ZIK 91514 (bottle 2920). Paratypes: ZIK 91515-16 (2). Author name seen as Meissner. •Valid as Raja taaf Meisner 1987 -- (Stehmann & Bürkel 1990:96 [ref. 21679]). •Valid as Amblyraja taaf (Meisner 1987) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Duhamel et al. 2005:82 [ref. 32059], Compagno & Ebert 2007:133 [ref. 30471], Weigmann 2016:105 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941] with remarks, Last et al. 2016:217 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja taaf (Meisner 1987). Rajidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: Crozet and Kerguelen islands, possibly off South Africa. Habitat: marine.