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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Amblyraja

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amblyraja badia Broad skate Eastern Pacific 100 TL 1899
Amblyraja doellojuradoi Southern thorny skate Southeast Pacific 69 TL 1935
Amblyraja frerichsi Thickbody skate Southwest Atlantic 91 TL 1968
Amblyraja georgiana Antarctic starry skate Southeast Pacific 115 TL 1938
Amblyraja hyperborea Arctic skate Arctic 112 TL 1879
Amblyraja jenseni Shorttail skate Western Atlantic 85 TL 1950
Amblyraja radiata Starry ray North Atlantic and adjace 105 TL 1808
Amblyraja reversa Reversed skate Western Indian Ocean 60 TL 1906
Amblyraja robertsi Bigmouth skate Southeast Atlantic 77 TL 1970
Amblyraja taaf Whiteleg skate Indian Ocean 90 TL 1987



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