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

Undulate painted ray - Raja undulata Lacepède, 1802

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Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)

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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

Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Aaltorausku Finnish Fishbase
Bänderrochen German Fishbase
Broget Rokke Danish Fishbase
Brokrocka Swedish Fishbase
Curva Portuguese Fishbase
Golfrog Dutch Fishbase
Marmorrochen German Fishbase
Raïa Greek Fishbase
Raia mosaico Spanish Fishbase
Raia-curva Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-mosaica Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-riscada Portuguese Fishbase
Raie brunette French Fishbase
Raja bruzdowana Polish Fishbase
Raya mosaica Spanish Fishbase
Raya mosaico Spanish Fishbase
Raza vijopruga Serbian Fishbase
Razza ondulata Italian Fishbase
Salahi Greek Fishbase
Undulate painted ray English Fishbase
Undulate ray English Fishbase
Vatoz Turkish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja picta Lacepède, 1802
Raja mosaica Lacepède, 1802
Raja fenestra Rafinesque, 1810

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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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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