Ray, Smalleyed

Raja microocellata

Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — All applicable methods
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Cornwall
Stock detail — 7e, 7f, 7g, 7h
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Small-eyed rays belong to the Rajidae family which includes skates and rays. They are a small to medium sized inshore and coastal species, attaining a maximum length of 80 to 90 cm and weight of 8 kg. Total length at maturity is between 69 and 78 cm. Age at maturity is unknown. Maximum age is 12 years.

Stock information

Criterion score: 0.75 info

Stock Area


Stock information


Criterion score: 0.75 info

Capture Information

Criterion score: 0.5 info


Based on method of production, fish type, and consumer rating: only fish rated 2 and below are included as an alternative in the list below. Click on a name to show the sustainable options available.

Halibut, Atlantic (Farmed)
Sole, Dover sole, Common sole
Turbot (Caught at sea)
Turbot (Farmed)