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ocellifera, Raia Regan [C. T.] 1906:2, Pl. 2 [Annals of the Natal Government Museum v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 3628] Algoa Bay; northeast of Bird Island, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 40 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1905.6.8.14 (1), NMP (1); Probable syntype: BMNH 1895.12.27.14 (1) Algoa Bay. •Synonym of Raja miraletus Linnaeus 1758 -- (Hulley 1986:123 [ref. 5672], McEachran & Séret 2016:1392 [ref. 34551]). •Valid as Raja ocellifera Regan 1906 -- (Last & Séret 2016:485 [ref. 34640], Last et al. 2016:23 [ref. 34941], Last et al. 2016:326 [ref. 35000], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:144 [ref. 37302], Ebert et al. 2021:83 [ref. 38234]). Current status: Valid as Raja ocellifera Regan 1906. Rajidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, southwestern Indian Ocean: Angola south to Cape of Good Hope, then north to KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Habitat: brackish, marine.