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Family: Gurgesiellidae



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Cruriraja andamanica
[Andaman leg skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Cruriraja atlantis Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Cruriraja atlantis
[Cuban legskate]
No picture found


 
Cruriraja cadenati
[Broadfoot leg skate]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Cruriraja durbanensis (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Cruriraja durbanensis
[Smoothnose legskate]
No picture found

Max. Length 59.4 cm TL

 
Cruriraja hulleyi
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Cruriraja parcomaculata (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

Photo by Photo by SFSA
 
Cruriraja parcomaculata
[Roughnose legskate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Cruriraja poeyi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Cruriraja poeyi
[Cuban leg skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958

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Cruriraja rugosa
[Rough leg skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Fenestraja atripinna (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja atripinna
[Blackfin pygmy skate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Fenestraja cubensis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja cubensis
[Cuban pygmy skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Fenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)

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Fenestraja ishiyamai
[Plain pygmy skate]
No picture found


 
Fenestraja maceachrani
[Madagascar pygmy skate]
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Fenestraja mamillidens
[Prickly skate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL
Fenestraja plutonia (Garman, 1881)

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Fenestraja plutonia
[Pluto skate]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm
Fenestraja sibogae (Weber, 1913)

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Fenestraja sibogae
[Siboga skate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Fenestraja sinusmexicanus (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja sinusmexicanus
[Gulf skate]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Gurgesiella atlantica (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)

Photo by Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Gurgesiella atlantica
[Atlantic pygmy skate]



Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 53 cm TL
Gurgesiella dorsalifera McEachran & Compagno, 1980

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Gurgesiella dorsalifera
[Onefin skate]



Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Gurgesiella furvescens de Buen, 1959

Photo by Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Gurgesiella furvescens
[Dusky finless skate]



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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
Fenestraja atripinna Blackfin pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 1950
Fenestraja cubensis Cuban pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 22 TL 1950
Fenestraja ishiyamai Plain pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 1962
Fenestraja maceachrani Madagascar pygmy skate Western Indian Ocean 1989
Fenestraja mamillidens Prickly skate Indian Ocean. 1889
Fenestraja plutonia Pluto skate Western Central Atlantic 25.3 TL 1881
Fenestraja sibogae Siboga skate Western Central Pacific 31 1913
Fenestraja sinusmexicanus Gulf skate Western Central Atlantic 37.5 TL 1950
Gurgesiella atlantica Atlantic pygmy skate Western Atlantic 50 TL 1962
Gurgesiella dorsalifera Onefin skate Southwest Atlantic 53 TL 1980
Gurgesiella furvescens Dusky finless skate Southeast Pacific 52 TL 1959



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