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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Anacanthobatidae Smooth skates

Genus: Anacanthobatis

(See list of species below)



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7 species (see list below)

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Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm WD
Anacanthobatis americanus Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962

Photo by JAMARC
 
Anacanthobatis americanus
[American legskate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 44 cm TL

 
Anacanthobatis donghaiensis
[East China leg skate]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Anacanthobatis folirostris (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Anacanthobatis folirostris
[Leaf-nose leg skate]
No picture found
Western Central Atlantic

 
Anacanthobatis longirostris
[Longnose leg skate]

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Anacanthobatis marmoratus (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

Photo by Ramjohn, D.D.
 
Anacanthobatis marmoratus
[Spotted legskate]
No picture found
Western Pacific

 
Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis
[South China leg skate]

Photo by SFSA

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Anacanthobatis ori (Wallace, 1967)

Photo by SFSA
 
Anacanthobatis ori
[Black legskate]
7 Species of Family Anacanthobatidae with Genus Anacanthobatis
(Smooth skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1962 Anacanthobatis americanus American legskate Western Central Atlantic 40 WD
1983 Anacanthobatis donghaiensis East China leg skate Western Pacific 44 TL
1951 Anacanthobatis folirostris Leaf-nose leg skate Western Central Atlantic 40 TL
1962 Anacanthobatis longirostris Longnose leg skate Western Central Atlantic
1923 Anacanthobatis marmoratus Spotted legskate Western Indian Ocean 25 TL
1981 Anacanthobatis nanhaiensis South China leg skate Western Pacific
1967 Anacanthobatis ori Black legskate Western Indian Ocean 21 TL



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