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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 skate found deeper than 150 m (490 ft) in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans.


There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ 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" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3847 (3): 359–387. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3847.3.3.