Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rajidae > Genus: Raja > Species: Raja clavata

Maiden ray - Raja clavata Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 5810


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arraizabala Spanish Fishbase
Bastina rajada Spanish Fishbase
Bramante Spanish Fishbase
Clavel Spanish Fishbase
Clavelade French Fishbase
Dornrochen German Fishbase
Dröfnuskata Icelandic Fishbase
Gastaka Spanish Fishbase
Keulen-stachel German Fishbase
Keulenrochen German Fishbase
Keulenstache German Fishbase
Knaggrocka Swedish Fishbase
Lenga Portuguese Fishbase
Maiden ray English Fishbase
Morska lysitsa Ukrainian Fishbase
Morskaya lisitsa Russian Fishbase
Nagelrochen German Fishbase
Okarausku Finnish Fishbase
Pez de mahoma Spanish Fishbase
Piggrokke Norwegian Fishbase
Piggskate Norwegian Fishbase
Raïa Greek Fishbase
Raia de clavos Spanish Fishbase
Raia-brocheada Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-lenga Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-pinta Portuguese Fishbase
Raie bouclée French Fishbase
Raie bouclée clovée French Fishbase
Raiton French Fishbase
Raja guresh Albanian Fishbase
Raja nabijana a. ciernista Polish Fishbase
Raja petruza Maltese Fishbase
Raja tal-fosos Maltese Fishbase
Rajada Spanish Fishbase
Rajada vera Spanish Fishbase
Raya común Spanish Fishbase
Raya crabuda Spanish Fishbase
Raya de clavos Spanish Fishbase
Raya punjosa Spanish Fishbase
Raza kamenjarka Serbian Fishbase
Razza chiodata Italian Fishbase
Réagris French Fishbase
Rocker English Fishbase
Roker English Fishbase
Romaguera Spanish Fishbase
Sálahi Greek Fishbase
Stachelrochen German Fishbase
Steinrochen German Fishbase
Stekelrog Dutch Fishbase
Sømrokke Danish Fishbase
Thornback maid ray English Fishbase
Thornback ray English Fishbase
Thornback ray(Roker) English Fishbase
Thornback rough ray English Fishbase
Thornback skate English Fishbase
Thorny English Fishbase
Vátos Greek Fishbase
Vatos Romanian Fishbase
Vatoz Turkish Fishbase
Vulpe de mare Romanian Fishbase
Zerra bouké French Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja maderensis (non Lowe, 1839)
Raia rhizacanthus Regan, 1906
Raja capensis Müller & Henle, 1841
Raia barnardi (non Norman, 1935)
Raia rubus Bloch, 1784
Raja rubus Bloch, 1784
Raia aspera Risso, 1810
Raja aspera Risso, 1810
Raja pontica Pallas, 1914
Raja leiobatos Gronow, 1854
Cephaleutherus maculatus Rafinesque, 1810
Hieroptera abredonensis Fleming, 1841
Raja bonaespeiensis Fowler, 1910
Dasybatis asterias (non Delaroche, 1809)
Raja gesneri (non Cuvier, 1829)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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