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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Gurgesiellidae

Genus: Cruriraja

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cruriraja andamanica Andaman leg skate Indian Ocean 1909
Cruriraja atlantis Cuban legskate Western Central Atlantic 1948
Cruriraja cadenati Broadfoot leg skate Western Central Atlantic 1962
Cruriraja durbanensis Smoothnose legskate Southeast Atlantic 31 TL 1923
Cruriraja hulleyi Southeast Atlantic 59.4 TL 2010
Cruriraja parcomaculata Roughnose legskate Western Indian Ocean 55 TL 1923
Cruriraja poeyi Cuban leg skate Western Central Atlantic 32.8 TL 1948
Cruriraja rugosa Rough leg skate Western Central Atlantic 1958



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