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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Arhynchobatidae Skates

Genus: Notoraja

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Notoraja alisae Alis' velvet skate Western Pacific 54.5 TL 2012
Notoraja azurea Indo-West Pacific 64.5 TL 2008
Notoraja fijiensis Western Pacific 39.5 TL 2012
Notoraja hirticauda Eastern Indian Ocean 44.8 TL 2006
Notoraja inusitata Western Pacific 44 TL 2012
Notoraja lira Indian Ocean 41.5 TL 2008
Notoraja longiventralis Western Pacific 43.4 TL 2012
Notoraja martinezi Barbedwire-tailed skate Eastern Pacific, between 47.5 TL 2016
Notoraja ochroderma Pale skate Western Central Pacific 37 TL 1994
Notoraja sapphira Sapphire Skate West Pacific 41.3 TL 2009
Notoraja sereti Papuan velvet skate Western Central Pacific 45.9 TL 2017
Notoraja sticta Blotched skate Eastern Indian Ocean 62.7 TL 2008
Notoraja tobitukai Leadhued skate Northwest Pacific 50 TL 1940



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