Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rajidae > Genus: Amblyraja > Species: Amblyraja radiata

Starry ray - Amblyraja radiata (Donovan, 1808)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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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

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Escrita Spanish Fishbase
Klorocka Swedish Fishbase
Klorokke Norwegian Fishbase
Kloskate Norwegian Fishbase
Kynsirausku Finnish Fishbase
Raia-repregada Portuguese Fishbase
Raie radiée French Fishbase
Raie radiée épineuse French Fishbase
Raja promienista Polish Fishbase
Raya radiante Spanish Fishbase
Starry ray English Fishbase
Starry skate English Fishbase
Sternrochen German Fishbase
Sterrog Dutch Fishbase
Thorny skate English Fishbase
Tindaskata Icelandic Fishbase
Tærbe Danish Fishbase
Vatos spinos Romanian Fishbase
Zvezdchatyi skat Russian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja radiata Donovan, 1808
Raia scabrata Garman, 1913
Raia americana DeKay, 1842

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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