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Definition of the noun rajidae
What does rajidae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Rajidae: family Rajidae
- more generic term: fish family = any of various families of fish
- member of: Batoidei / order Batoidei / order Rajiformes / Rajiformes = fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes
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Environmental Impact Statement
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 ...
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 ...
Sharks: 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) ...
A 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
marine, worldwide Rajidae (weak, pulse discharges, ampullary receptors) (14 genera, 200 species) including Raja, ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
skates (Rajidae); (5) stingrays, whiprays, butterfly rays, and round rays ( Dasyatidae); ...
The Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)
Rajidae 419 Selachians ...
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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