Raja polystigma


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Citation: Ungaro, N., Serena, F., Dulvy, N., Tinti, F., Bertozzi, M., Mancusi, C. & Notarbartolo di Sciara, G. 2009. Raja polystigma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 24 May 2015.
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