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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Dentiraja

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dentiraja australis Sydney skate Western Pacific 55 TL 1884
Dentiraja cerva Whitespotted skate Eastern Indian Ocean 66 TL 1939
Dentiraja confusa Eastern Indian Ocean and 69.5 TL 2008
Dentiraja endeavouri Endeavour skate Southwest Pacific 36.7 TL 2008
Dentiraja falloarga False Argus skate Eastern Indian Ocean 49.1 TL 2008
Dentiraja flindersi Pygmy thornback skate Eastern Indian Ocean 32.6 TL 2008
Dentiraja healdi Heald’s skate Eastern Indian Ocean 72.3 TL 2008
Dentiraja lemprieri Thornback skate Eastern Indian Ocean to s 55 TL 1845
Dentiraja oculata Eastern Indian Ocean 55.7 TL 2008
Dentiraja polyommata Argus skate Western Pacific 36 TL 1910



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