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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Rajella
Stehmann, 1970
Type species
Raja fyllae
Lütken, 1887

Rajella is a genus of rays native to the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.[1]


There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Rajella in FishBase. October 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b Weigmann, S., Stehmann, M.F.W. & Thiel, R. (2014):Rajella paucispinosa n. sp., a new deep-water skate (Elasmobranchii, Rajidae) from the western Indian Ocean off South Mozambique, and a revised generic diagnosis. Zootaxa 3847 (3): 359–387.