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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Anacanthobatidae Smooth skates

Genus: Sinobatis

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Sinobatis andamanensis Andaman legskate Eastern Indian Ocean 42.9 TL 2016
Sinobatis borneensis Borneo leg skate Western Pacific 39.9 TL 1965
Sinobatis brevicauda Shorttail legskate Western Indian Ocean, Sa 42.2 WD 2016
Sinobatis bulbicauda Western Australian Legskate Indo-West Pacific 56 TL 2008
Sinobatis caerulea Blue Legskate Eastern Indian Ocean 69 TL 2008
Sinobatis filicauda Eastern Australian legskate Western Pacific 55 TL 2008
Sinobatis kotlyari Southeastern Indian Ocean 33.1 TL 2016
Sinobatis melanosoma Blackbodied leg skate Northwest Pacific 59 TL 1965
Sinobatis stenosoma Narrow leg skate Northwest Pacific 52 TL 1982



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