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Species in the genus Amblyraja: [ 12 ] records


badia, Raja Garman [S.] 1899:22, Pl. 6 (figs. 1-2) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Gulf of Panama, 7°05'30"N, 79°40'W, Albatross station 3392, depth 1270 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 1008-S. Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xlvi [ref. 23119]. Two eggs (MCZ 3357 and 3359) questionably referred and are therefore not types. •Valid as Raja badia Garman 1899 -- (Zorzi & Anderson 1988:89 [ref. 11866], McAllister 1990:35 [ref. 14674], McEachran in Fischer et al. 1995:776 [ref. 22829], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:35 [ref. 22793]). •Valid as Amblyraja badia (Garman 1899) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Nakabo 2000:171 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:171 [ref. 26001], Love et al. 2005:10 [ref. 37547], Dyldin 2015:68 [ref. 34524], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:111 [ref. 34398], Ebert et al. 2017:59 [ref. 35618], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Burton & Lea 2019:31 [ref. 37205]). •Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879) -- (Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879). Rajidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific [if valid]. Habitat: marine.

borea, Raja Garman [S.] 1899:24 [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Off coasts of northern Europe to north of the Faröes and Iceland, depth 400-608 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.9.1-4 (4). Based on Raia hyperborea of Günther 1880:8, Pl. 4 [ref. 2011]. •Synonym of Raja hyperborea Collett 1879 -- (Stehmann 1973:62 [ref. 7168]). •Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879) -- (Dyldin 2015:68 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

doellojuradoi, Raja Pozzi [A. J.] 1935:491 [Physis (Buenos Aires) v. 11; ref. 15672] Off Atlantic coast of Argentina, 39°12'00"S, 56°00'06"W, depth 50-70 fathoms. Lectotype: MACN 3306 [ex MACN 1166]. Paralectotypes: MACN 1166 (1). Type catalog: Braga & Piacentino 1994:100 [ref. 23697]. Originally as doello-juradoi. •Valid as Raja doellojuradoi Pozzi 1935 -- (Pequeño 1997:79 [ref. 23536]). •Valid as Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi 1935) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Menni & Stehmann 2000:78 [ref. 24909], Mabragaña et al. 2011:9 and table S2 [ref. 31800], Delpiani et al. 2012:57 [ref. 31788], Weigmann 2016:102 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:210 [ref. 35000], Nión et al. 2016:22 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja doellojuradoi (Pozzi 1935). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific and southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

frerichsi, Raja Krefft [G.] 1968:22, Figs. 10-14 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 19 (no. 1); ref. 7902] Off mouth of Río de la Plata, Argentina, 35°43'S, 52°43'W, depth 1000 meters. Holotype: ZMH 25248 [ex ISH 1532-1966]. Paratypes: ZMH 25246 [ex ISH 1124-1966a-r] (17), 25247 [ex 1525-1966a-m] (15, 2 to MCZ), 25249 [ex 1547-1966] (1). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:6 [ref. 9884], Thiel et al. 2009:23-24 [ref. 30918] •Valid as Raja frerichsi Krefft 1968 -- (Pequeño 1997:79 [ref. 23536]). •Valid as Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft 1968) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Menni & Stehmann 2000:79 [ref. 24909], Weigmann 2016:102 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941] with remarks, Last et al. 2016:211 [ref. 35000], Nión et al. 2016:22 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja frerichsi (Krefft 1968). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific and southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

georgiana, Raja Norman [J. R.] 1938:4, Fig. 1 [Discovery Reports v. 18; ref. 17162] East Cumberland Bay, South Georgia Island, Discovery station 39, South Atlantic, depth 179-235 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1837.7.12.1. •Valid as Raja georgiana Norman 1938 -- (Stehmann & Bürkel 1990:95 [ref. 21679], Miller 1993:480 [ref. 21297], Pequeño 1997:79 [ref. 23536], Olaso et al. 1997:83 [ref. 25009]). •Valid as Amblyraja georgiana (Norman 1938) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Weigmann 2016:102 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941] with remarks, Last et al. 2016:212 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja georgiana (Norman 1938). Rajidae. Distribution: Southern Ocean and South Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

hyperborea, Raja Collett [R.] 1879:7 [Forhandlinger i Videnskabs-selskabet i Christiania (for 1878) No. 14; ref. 885] Northwest of Spitsbergen, depth 839 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMUO J.3134. Type catalog: Pethon 1969:3 [ref. 19268]. Holotype figured in Collett 1880: Pl. 1 (figs. 1-2) [ref. 887]. •Valid as Raja hyperborea Collett 1879 -- (Stehmann 1973:61 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:174 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:44 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:37 [ref. 14674], Last & Stevens 1994:350 [ref. 23873], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:58 [ref. 22531], Dolganov 1999:429 [ref. 24873], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:15 [ref. 25650], Fedorov et al. 2003:22 [ref. 27579]). •Valid as Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Last & Yearsley 2002:1640 [ref. 26568], Hoese et al. 2006:181 [ref. 29001], Møller et al. 2010:16 [ref. 31169], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:117 [ref. 31212], Delpiani et al. 2012:57 [ref. 31788], Dolgov 2013:915 [ref. 33112], Mecklenburg et al. 2014:145 [ref. 33463], Parin et al. 2014:29 [ref. 33547], Last & Stewart 2015:177 [ref. 34224], Dyldin 2015:68 [ref. 34524], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:111 [ref. 34398], Mecklenburg & Steinke 2015:163 [ref. 34033], Afonso et al. 2016:12, 80 [ref. 36199], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:213 [ref. 35000], Mecklenburg et al. 2016:21 [ref. 34440] see remarks on p. 22, Weigmann 2016:102 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Dyldin & Orlov 2018:166 [ref. 35920], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:39 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:159 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879). Rajidae. Distribution: Circumpolar: western Arctic Ocean; North Atlantic; South Africa; North Pacific: northern Japan and Sea of Okhotsk north to Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, then south to Panama, including Gulf of California (Mexico); southwestern Pacific: New Zealand and Tasmania (Australia).: Habitat: marine.

jenseni, Raja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1950:385, Pl. 1 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 103 (no. 7); ref. 302] Off southern New England, U.S.A., 39°35'N, 71°21'W, depth 1043 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 35592. Paratypes: USNM 23483 (1, very poor condition), 33457 (1). •Valid as Raja jenseni Bigelow & Schroeder 1950 -- (Scott & Scott 1988:40 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:46 [ref. 14674]). •Valid as Amblyraja jenseni (Bigelow & Schroeder 1950) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Moore et al. 2003:170 [ref. 27076], Møller et al. 2010:16 [ref. 31169], Afonso et al. 2016:12, 81 [ref. 36199], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941] with remarks, Last et al. 2016:214 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:159 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:42 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja jenseni (Bigelow & Schroeder 1950). Rajidae. Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic; North Atlantic: Greenland, Mid-Atlantic Ridge; northeastern Atlantic: Faroe Islands south to Rockall Trough. Habitat: marine.

radiata, Raja Donovan [E.] 1808:2 unnum. pp., Pl. 114 [The natural history of British fishes, including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species, and an extensive selection of accurately finished coloured plates.; ref. 17408] North coast of Britain, northeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Valid as Raja radiata Donovan 1808 -- (Stehmann 1973:61 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:174 [ref. 13675], Hulley 1986:124 [ref. 5672], Robins & Ray 1986:38 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:51 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:37 [ref. 14674], Stehmann 1990:30 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:93 [ref. 21083], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:57 [ref. 22531], Stehmann 1995:106 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Amblyraja radiata (Donovan 1808) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Musick et al. 2000:9 [ref. 24959], McEachran in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:62 [ref. 26158], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:544 [ref. 26985], Moore et al. 2003:170 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:55 [ref. 27807], Fricke 2007:25 [ref. 30577], George 2009:56 [ref. 30539], Møller et al. 2010:16 [ref. 31169], Mecklenburg et al. 2011:115 [ref. 31212], Delpiani et al. 2012:57 [ref. 31788], Page et al. 55 [ref. 32708], Dolgov 2013:915 [ref. 33112], Parin et al. 2014:29 [ref. 33547], Dyldin 2015:68 [ref. 34524], Afonso et al. 2016:12, 82 [ref. 36199], Gordon et al. 2016:258 [ref. 34661], Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:215 [ref. 35000], Séret 2016:1345 [ref. 34545], Weigmann 2016:103 [ref. 34211] see remarks. Mecklenbueg et al. 2018:41 [ref. 36370], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:160 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:42 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja radiata (Donovan 1808). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Arctic Ocean; Barents Sea; northwestern Atlantic: south to South Carolina (U.S.A.); North Atlantic: Greenland, Iceland; White Sea; Baltic Sea, North Sea; northeastern Atlantic: south to English Channel. Habitat: brackish, marine.

reversa, Raia Lloyd [R. E.] 1906:310 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 18 (no. 106); ref. 15662] Arabian Sea off Baluchistan coast, 24°04'04"N, 65°43'15"E, Investigator station 367, depth 820 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F1381/1. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:96 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:32 [ref. 22148]. Holotype figured in Lloyd 1908: Pl. 39 and 1908: Pl. 41 (fig. 2) [ref. 20538]. •Valid as Raja reversa Lloyd 1906 -- (Stehmann 1976:151 [ref. 7085]). •Valid as Amblyraja reversa (Lloyd 1906) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Psomadakis et al. 2015:100 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:103 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941] with remarks, Last et al. 2016:216 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja reversa (Lloyd 1906). Rajidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

robertsi, Raja Hulley [P. A.] 1970:190, Pl. 8 (figs. a-b); Figs 12a-b [Annals of the South African Museum v. 55 (pt 4); ref. 7750] West of Cape Town, South Africa, 33°51'S, 17°14'E, South Atlantic, depth 1350 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMH 25250 [ex ISH 54-1967]. Type catalog: Krefft 1978:7 [ref. 9884], Thiel et al. 2009:16 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja robertsi Hulley 1970 -- (Hulley 1986:125 [ref. 5672], Compagno et al. 1991:93 [ref. 21083], Stehmann 1995:106 [ref. 22055]). •Valid as Amblyraja robertsi (Hulley 1970) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:490 [ref. 25589], Compagno & Ebert 2007:133 [ref. 30471]). •Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879) -- (Last et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34941]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyraja hyperborea (Collett 1879). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic: South Africa [if valid]. Habitat: marine.

scabrata, Raia Garman [S.] 1913:340, Pls. 21, 44 (figs. 1-3) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 36; ref. 1545] Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Syntypes: MCZ 254-S (1), 365-S (2), 1139-S (1), 1289-S (1). Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xlvi [ref. 23119]. •Synonym of Raja radiata Donovan 1808 -- (Scott & Scott 1988:51 [ref. 25518]). •Synonym of Amblyraja radiata (Donovan 1808) -- (Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xxxii [ref. 23119], Dyldin 2015:69 [ref. 34524]). Current status: Synonym of Amblyraja radiata (Donovan 1808). Rajidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

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], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:160 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Amblyraja taaf (Meisner 1987). Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa; southern Indian Ocean: Crozet and Kerguelen islands. Habitat: marine.