Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rajidae > Genus: Rostroraja > Species: Rostroraja alba

Bordered skate - Rostroraja alba (Lacepède, 1803)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Critically Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements


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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
Bandrochen German Fishbase
Blanquette French Fishbase
Bordered skate English Fishbase
Bottlenose English Fishbase
Burton skate English Fishbase
Cavach Spanish Fishbase
Clavel Spanish Fishbase
Fumat nègre French Fishbase
gerandeter Rochen German Fishbase
gesäumter Glattrochen German Fishbase
Hamiema Maltese Fishbase
Ilisó Spanish Fishbase
Mirayet French Fishbase
Owl skate English Fishbase
Petit raie-museau French Fishbase
Pullonokkarausku Finnish Fishbase
Raia-branca Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-tairoga Portuguese Fishbase
Raia-teiroga Portuguese Fishbase
Raie blanche French Fishbase
Raie blanche à zone brune French Fishbase
Raie blanche bordèe French Fishbase
Raja siwa Polish Fishbase
Randrochen German Fishbase
Raxhe Albanian Fishbase
Raya blanca Spanish Fishbase
Raya bramante Spanish Fishbase
Rayón Spanish Fishbase
Raza bjelica Serbian Fishbase
Razza bianca Italian Fishbase
Salahi Greek Fishbase
Spetsnosad rocka Swedish Fishbase
Tairoga Portuguese Fishbase
Vatoz Turkish Fishbase
Vulpe alba Romanian Fishbase
White bordered skate English Fishbase
White bottle-nose skate English Fishbase
White skate English Fishbase
White-bellied skate English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Raja marginata Lacepède, 1803
Raja bicolor Shaw, 1804
Raja alba Lacepède, 1803
Raia alba Lacepède, 1803
Raja rostellata Risso, 1810
Raia rostellata Risso, 1810
Raia bicolor Risso, 1827
Raja bramante Sassi, 1846

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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