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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Arhynchobatidae Skates

Genus: Atlantoraja

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Martins, I.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 132 cm TL
Atlantoraja castelnaui (Miranda Ribeiro, 1907)

Photo by Martins, I.A.
 
Atlantoraja castelnaui
[Spotback skate]

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 74 cm TL
Atlantoraja cyclophora (Regan, 1903)

Photo by Carvalho Filho, A.
 
Atlantoraja cyclophora
[Eyespot skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 80 cm TL
Atlantoraja platana (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Atlantoraja platana
[La Plata skate]
3 Species of Family Arhynchobatidae with Genus Atlantoraja
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1907 Atlantoraja castelnaui Spotback skate Southwest Atlantic 132 TL
1903 Atlantoraja cyclophora Eyespot skate Western Atlantic 74 TL
1880 Atlantoraja platana La Plata skate Southeast Atlantic 80 TL



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