Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rajidae > Genus: Leucoraja > Species: Leucoraja fullonica

Dun cow - Leucoraja fullonica (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Vulnerable (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

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Cardaire Spanish Fishbase
Cardeira French Fishbase
Chagrinroche German Fishbase
Chagrinrochen German Fishbase
Clavelade French Fishbase
Dun cow English Fishbase
Flossade French Fishbase
Fuller's ray English Fishbase
Fuller's shagreen ray English Fishbase
Gökrocka Swedish Fishbase
Gøgerokke Danish Fishbase
Kaardrog Dutch Fishbase
Käkirausku Finnish Fishbase
Morel Spanish Fishbase
Náskata Icelandic Fishbase
Nebbrokke Norwegian Fishbase
Nebbskate Norwegian Fishbase
Piscat Spanish Fishbase
Raïa Greek Fishbase
Raia pregada Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-pregada Portuguese Fishbase
Raie chardon French Fishbase
Raie-chardon English Fishbase
Raja kosmata Polish Fishbase
Raja petruza Maltese Fishbase
Rajada Spanish Fishbase
Raxhë Albanian Fishbase
Raya blanca Spanish Fishbase
Raya cardadora Italian Fishbase
Raya cardadora Spanish Fishbase
Raya morruda Spanish Fishbase
Raza crnopjega Serbian Fishbase
Razza spinosa Italian Fishbase
Rocher French Fishbase
Romaguera Spanish Fishbase
Rough flapper English Fishbase
Salahi Greek Fishbase
Shagreen ray English Fishbase
Vatoz Turkish Fishbase
Walkerrochen German Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja fullonica Linnaeus, 1758
Raja chagrinea Shaw, 1804

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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