Roundel skate

The Roundel skate lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 183 m environment.

Roundel skate; Spinytail skate; Little skate; Barndoor skate; African softnose skate; Cape verde skate; Total Images : 182 Page No. More

* Roundel Skate - Several photographs of Raja texana and information on its habitat and range in the Gulf of Mexico, its biology and reproduction. More

The roundel skate was described and assigned the name Raja texana in 1921 by A.C. Chandler. The genus name raja is derived from the Latin "raja,-ae" meaning sting ray. There are no known synonyms used in past scientific literature referring to this species. More

feeding habits of the roundel skate, Raja texana, is being examined from offshore waters in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Preliminary analysis of stomachs from 31 juveniles (25 non-empty; mean DW=23.5 cm) and 46 mature individuals (39 non-empty; mean DW=32. More

Age, growth and sexual maturity of the roundel skate, Raja texana, in the Gulf of Mexico. J. Mar. Fresh. Res. 58: 41-53. Sulikowski, J.A., W.B. Driggers, W. Ingram, J. Kneebone, D.E Ferguson, and P.C.W. Tsang. 2007. More

Common names

Medaillonrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Raie tourteau in French (français)
Raya in Spanish (español)
Raya tejana in Spanish (español)
raya tigre in Spanish (español)
roundel skate in English
Teksasinrausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Texasrokke in Danish (dansk)
美洲鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲鳐 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rajidae
Genus : Raja
Species : Raja texana
Authority : Chandler, 1921