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Raja brachyura (Blond ray; Blonde; Blonde ray; Blonde skate)

Synonyms: Raia blanda; Raia brachyura; Raja blanda
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Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  17.339 lbs (7.865 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  5 years 6 months
Litter Size [1]  90
Maximum Longevity [1]  8 years

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Scomber scombrus (Split)[3]

Consumers

Distribution

Algeria; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Belgium; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cantabrian Sea; Celtic-Biscay Shelf; Channel Islands; Eastern Atlantic: Shetland Islands to Morocco, Rio de Oro (Western Sahara), and Madeira.; England and Wales (UK); France; Galician Shelf; Gibraltar; Iberian Coastal; Ireland; Isle of Man; Italy; Madeira Islands; Malta; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Morocco; Netherlands; North Sea; Northern Ireland; Portugal; Scotland (UK); Spain; Tunisia; Turkey; United Kingdom; Western Sahara;

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1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Diet comparison of four ray species (Raja clavata, Raja brachyura, Raja montagui and Leucoraja naevus) caught along the Portuguese continental shelf, Inês Farias, Ivone Figueiredo, Teresa Moura, Leonel Serrano Gordo, Ana Neves and Bárbara Serra-Pereira, Aquat. Living Resour. 19, 105–114 (2006)
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London