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Definition of the noun rajidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates

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Google previewGlacier Bay National Park (N.P.) and Preserve, Vessel Quotas and Operating Requirements (2003)

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The Rajidae is a large skate family whose members inhabit marine waters nearly worldwide, but are most common in cold temperate to tropical regions ( Mecklenburg et a1. 2002). Skates live on the bottom in waters near shore to depths of ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

but more particularly refers to species of the family Rajidae; it is generally used synonymously with + SKATE. Various species of ...

Google previewSharks: An Eponym Dictionary (2015)

by Michael Watkins, Bo Beolens

Rajidae), a New Deepwater Skate from the Eastern Slope of Subantarctic South Georgia Island (1987), First and New Records of Skates (Chondrichthyes, Rajiformes, Rajidae) from the West African Continental Slope (Morocco to South Africa) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Rajidae (skate, thornback ray; superorder *Batoidimorpha, order *Rajiformes) A large family of marine rays that have a relatively short tail with one or two *dorsal fins, and ending in a blunt tip without a *caudal fin. The wide body or disc is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

marine, worldwide Rajidae (weak, pulse discharges, ampullary receptors) (14 genera, 200 species) including Raja, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

skates (Rajidae); (5) stingrays, whiprays, butterfly rays, and round rays ( Dasyatidae); ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Rajidae 419 Selachians ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

In Australia, one of the sting-rays, Raja lemprieri or Raja rostata, of the family Rajidae. E. E. Morris, Austral English. thorn-locust (thórn'lö"kust), n. locust. thorogummite, n. This mineral, like other native compounds of thorium and uranium, ...

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Scrabble value of R1A1J8I1D2A1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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