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Blonde Ray (Raja Brachyura)

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RAY, BLONDE / RAJA BRACHYURA
4 8 8.12 17.14 Dartmouth England 011181 B. Taylor
6 12 13.41 29.9 Cobh Eire 190880 W. Norman
8 16 12.19 26.14 Isle of Wight England 150397 R. Barron
10 20 17.12 37.12 Start Point England 151083 H. Pout
15 30 14.86 32.12 Isle of Wight England 260200 A. Deeming
24 50 8.11 17.14 Cascais Portugal 160711 A.Borges
AT AT 17.12 37.12 Start Point England 151083 H. Pout
*SH SH 14.74 32.8 Jersey Channel Is 94 K. Frain
*SH SH 14.74 32.8 Alderney Channel Is 86 C. Reeves

Blonde Ray (Raja brachyura)

, is well distributed throughout European waters, generally at depths up to 100 metres, this ray feeds on crustaceans, worms and small fish.

Fish has a relatively short snout, and corners of pectoral fins almost right-angled. In adult fish the whole back area may be prickled, less so in younger fish. Large eyes, and tail bears a row of larges spines centrally.

Back light brown with creamy white blothes, and dense dark spots extending to the edge of the fins. White ventrally.

 
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