Raja brachyura was reported from 24 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Shetland Islands to Morocco, Rio de Oro (Western Sahara), and Madeira.
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 3167
Europe Belgium BEL native 3167
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 3167
Europe France FRA native 3167
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 3167
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
Europe Ireland IRL native 3167
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 3167
Europe Italy ITA native 3167
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Monaco MCO native 3167
Africa Morocco MAR native 4426
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Europe Portugal PRT native 3167
Europe Spain ESP native 3167
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3167
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 3167
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 3167
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 3167
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3167

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Malta MLT questionable 33971
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855

Table 4: Reported from 24 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 3167
Europe Belgium BEL native 3167
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 3167
Europe France FRA native 3167
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 3167
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
Europe Ireland IRL native 3167
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 3167
Europe Italy ITA native 3167
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT questionable 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 3167
Africa Morocco MAR native 4426
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Europe Portugal PRT native 3167
Europe Spain ESP native 3167
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3167
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 3167
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 3167
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 3167
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3167
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