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Neoraja caerulea

Faeroese stamp with illustration of Neoraja caerulea by Astrid Andreasen.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Neoraja
Species: N. caerulea
Binomial name
Neoraja caerulea
(Stehmann, 1976)

Breviraja caerulea

Neoraja caerulea, also known as the blue ray, is a species of fish in the Rajidae family. This small ray reaches a total length of approximately 30 centimetres (12 in) and is endemic to the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean off Ireland and Iceland.[2] It occurs at depths of 600 to 1,262 metres (1,969 to 4,140 ft).[2]


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