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Species in the genus Malacoraja: [ 5 ] records


kreffti, Raja (Malacoraja) Stehmann [M. F. W.] 1978:79, Figs. 1-9 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 28 (no. 2/3); ref. 6982] Northwest slope Bill-Bailey's-Bank, northeastern Atlantic, 61°08'N, 11°26'W, Walther Herwig station 894/74, depth 1200 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMH 25256 [ex ISH 748-1974]. Type catalog: Krefft 1978:6 [ref. 9884], Thiel et al. 2009:24 [ref. 30918]. •Valid as Raja kreffti Stehmann 1978 -- (Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:181 [ref. 13675]). •Valid as Malacoraja kreffti (Stehmann 1978) -- (Stehmann 1993:172 [ref. 21486], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:491 [ref. 25589], Carvalho et al. 2005:256 [ref. 28271], Weigmann 2016:114 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:293 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:141 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:45 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Malacoraja kreffti (Stehmann 1978). Rajidae. Distribution: Northeastern Atlantic: Iceland south to Rockall Trough and northwest of Bay of Biscay. Habitat: marine.

mollis, Raja Bigelow [H. B.] & Schroeder [W. C.] 1950:388, Pl. 2 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 103 (no. 7); ref. 302] South of southern Nova Scotia, 4l°53'00"N, 65°35'00"W, Albatross station 2072, depth 858 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 33385. •Synonym of Raja mollis Bigelow & Schroeder 1950 -- (Scott & Scott 1988:48 [ref. 25518]). •Synonym of Raja spinacidermis Barnard 1923 -- (Stehmann 1973:65 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:182 [ref. 13675], Compagno et al. 1991:97 [ref. 21083]). •Synonym of Malacoraja spinacidermis (Barnard 1923) -- (authors). Current status: Synonym of Malacoraja spinacidermis (Barnard 1923). Rajidae. Habitat: marine.

obscura, Malacoraja Carvalho [M. R. de], Gomes [U. L.] & Gadig [O. B. F.] 2005:241, Figs. 1-13 [Neotropical Ichthyology v. 3 (no. 2); ref. 28271] Espírito Santo State, Brazil, 19°39'57"S, 38°38'26"W, depth 808 meters. Holotype: MNRJ 28289. Paratypes: MNRJ 28290 (1), 28291 (1), 28292 (1, dissected), 28293 (1) •Valid as Malacoraja obscura Carvalho, Gomes & Gadig 2005 -- (Weigmann 2016:114 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:294 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Malacoraja obscura Carvalho, Gomes & Gadig 2005. Rajidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic, off southeastern Brazil. Habitat: marine.

senta, Raja Garman [S.] 1885:43 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 8 (no. 482); ref. 14445] Provincetown, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; Le Have Bank. Syntypes: USNM 21004 (1) Le Have Bank, 24309 (1) Provincetown. •Valid as Raja senta Garman 1885 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:40 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:53 [ref. 25518]). •Valid as Malacoraja senta (Garman 1885) -- (McAllister 1990:35 [ref. 14674], McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Compagno 1999:491 [ref. 25589], McEachran in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:72 [ref. 26158], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:558 [ref. 26985], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:55 [ref. 27807], Carvalho et al. 2005:256 [ref. 28271], Kulka et al. 2006:7 [ref. 36737], Page et al. 2013:56 [ref. 32708], Weigmann 2016:114 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:295 [ref. 35000]). Current status: Valid as Malacoraja senta (Garman 1885). Rajidae. Distribution: Northwestern Atlantic: Labrador (Canada) south to New Jersey (U.S.A.). Habitat: brackish, marine.

spinacidermis, Raia Barnard [K. H.] 1923:440 [Annals of the South African Museum v. 13 (pt 8, no. 14); ref. 191] South Africa (exact locality unknown). Holotype (unique): BMNH 1935.7.19.7. •Valid as Raja spinacidermis Barnard 1923 -- (Stehmann 1973:65 [ref. 7168], Stehmann & Bürkel in Whitehead et al. 1984:182 [ref. 13675], Hulley 1986:125 [ref. 5672], McAllister 1990:38 [ref. 14674], Stehmann 1990:36 [ref. 19316], Compagno et al. 1991:97 [ref. 21083], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:95 [ref. 25472], Nakaya in Okamura et al. 1995:59 [ref. 22531]). •Valid as Malacoraja spinacidermis (Barnard 1923) -- (McEachran & Dunn 1998:286 [ref. 23312], Stehmann 1995:28 [ref. 22055], Compagno 1999:491 [ref. 25589], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076], Carvalho et al. 2005:256 [ref. 28271], Compagno & Ebert 2007:137 [ref. 30471], Costa & Mincarone 2010:286 [ref. 37483], Møller et al. 2010:17 [ref. 31169], Afonso et al. 2016:12, 217 [ref. 36199], Séret 2016:1345 [ref. 34545], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:296 [ref. 35000], McEachran & Séret 2016:1386 [ref. 34551], Weigmann 2016:114 [ref. 34211], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:141 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Malacoraja spinacidermis (Barnard 1923). Rajidae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic: off Brazil; North Atlantic; southeastern Atlantic: Namibia to Cape Point (South Africa). Habitat: marine.