Also, a flat rhomboidal fish with a rough skin; genus, raia.
But all these transactions did nothing to improve the lot of the raia.
Severall sorts of raia's skates & Thornebacks the raia clauata oxyrinchus, raia oculata, aspera, spinosa fullonica.
He likewise ordered his chief raia to be in future my procurator, and to draw out whatever phirmaunds I required.
Linnæus had classed the torpedo in the genus ray, and hence called it raia torpedo.
In the Skate (raia) the body is rhomboidal, tail without spine, but two small dorsals near the top.
In the case of the raia the body is flattened horizontally, while in the Pleuronectid they are compressed laterally.
A well-known cartilaginous fish of the ray family, raia batis.
In various species belonging to the genus raia the teeth of the male are sharp, while those of the female are blunt.
Tectospondyli (Squatina, raia, Trygon), in which there are several concentric rings of calcification.