Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Elasmobranchii > Subclass Neoselachii > Infraclass Batoidea > Order Rajiformes > Family Rajidae > Genus Leucoraja

Leucoraja circularis (Couch, 1838)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LeucorajaMalm, 1877accepted genus name

Species group names

Raja circularis Couch, 1838 basionym
Raja circularis Couch, 1838 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): sandskate sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Breton: rea florien sources: Cabioch, L. (2008). Personal communication
 Dutch: zandrog sources: Ann-Katrien Leskrauwaet
 English: sandy ray sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Sandy Ray sources: Charles Hussey
 French: raie circulaire; raie de sable sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.;Quéro J.C., 1984 - Les poissons de mer des pêches françaises - J. Grancher ed, 394 p
 German: Sandrochen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Στρογγυλόβατος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: apvalioji raja sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sandskate
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sandskate
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sandskate sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: raja piaskowa sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: круглый скат sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: raya falsa-vela sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kum vatozu balığı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Скат піщаний sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: morgath gron

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces - Chondrichthyes, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 358-360

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Leucoraja circularis (Couch, 1838). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105873

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status VU 2008This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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2008-01-15 by Nicolas Bailly

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