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Raja brachyura


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Scientific:
Raja brachyura 
German:
Blondrochen, Kurzschwanzrochen 
English:
Blonde ray 
category:
Płaszczki 
family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Rajiformes (Order) > Rajidae (Family) > Raja (Genus) > brachyura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lafont, 1871 
occurrence:
European Coasts, Madeira, The Shetland Islands (Scotland), the Isle of Man, East-Atlantic Ocean, the Faroe Islands, Morocco, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, Portugal, Spain, Straße von Gibralta, Northern Africa 
size:
bis zu 125cm 
temperature:
°C - 24°C 
Food:
Flatfish, kraby, kraby, krewetki, małe ryby, skorupiaki 
Aquarium:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Dla zaawansowanych 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
last edit:
2012-10-19 20:13:29 

Husbandry

Lafont, 1873


Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: Shetland Islands to Morocco, Rio de Oro (Western Sahara), and Madeira.

Biology:
Found on sand and sand-rock bottoms. Feed on all kinds of benthic animals. Oviparous.
Distinct pairing with embrace. Young may tend to follow large objects, such as their mother.
Eggs are oblong capsules with stiff pointed horns at the corners deposited in sandy or muddy flats.
Egg capsules are 10.0-14.3 cm long and 5.8-9.0 cm wide.
About 40-90 eggs are laid per individual every year

Synonymised taxa:
Raia blanda Holt, 1894
Raia brachyura Lafont, 1873
Raja blanda Holt, 1894

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