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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Arhynchobatidae Skates

Genus: Bathyraja

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53 species (see list below)

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No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 137 cm TL

 
Bathyraja abyssicola
[Deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Bathyraja aguja
[Aguja skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 14.4 cm TL
Bathyraja albomaculata (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja albomaculata
[White-dotted skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 161 cm TL
Bathyraja aleutica (Gilbert, 1896)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja aleutica
[Aleutian skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 75.6 cm WD

 
Bathyraja andriashevi
[Little-eyed skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja bergi
[Bottom skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 64.2 cm TL
Bathyraja brachyurops (Fowler, 1910)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja brachyurops
[Broadnose skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 74.4 cm WD
Bathyraja caeluronigricans Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja caeluronigricans
[Purple-black skate]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southwestern Atlantic
Max. Length 86 cm TL
Bathyraja cousseauae Díaz de Astarloa & Mabragaña, 2004

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathyraja cousseauae
[Joined-fins skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja diplotaenia
[Dusky-pink skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bathyraja eatonii (Günther, 1876)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja eatonii
[Eaton's skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 73.3 cm TL

 
Bathyraja fedorovi
[Cinnamon skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Bathyraja griseocauda (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja griseocauda
[Graytail skate]
No picture found
Eastern Central Atlantic
Max. Length 342 cm TL

 
Bathyraja hesperafricana
[West African skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 86 cm TL
Bathyraja interrupta (Gill & Townsend, 1897)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja interrupta
[Sandpaper skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja irrasa Hureau & Ozouf-Costaz, 1980

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja irrasa
[Kerguelen sandpaper skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean

 
Bathyraja ishiharai
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 76.2 cm TL
Bathyraja isotrachys (Günther, 1877)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja isotrachys
[Raspback skate]

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.

Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 88.8 cm TL
Bathyraja leucomelanos Iglésias & Lévy-Hartmann, 2012

Photo by Iglesias, S.P.
 
Bathyraja leucomelanos
[Domino skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

North Pacific
Max. Length 60.7 cm WD
Bathyraja lindbergi Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja lindbergi
[Commander skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Bathyraja longicauda
[Slimtail skate]

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja maccaini Springer, 1971

Photo by Shandikov, G.A.
 
Bathyraja maccaini
[McCain's skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southwest Atlantic

Bathyraja macloviana (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja macloviana
[Patagonian skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Bathyraja maculata Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja maculata
[White-blotched skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja magellanica (Philippi, 1902)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Bathyraja magellanica
[Magellan skate]
No picture found
Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL

 
Bathyraja mariposa
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 126 cm TL
Bathyraja matsubarai (Ishiyama, 1952)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja matsubarai
[Dusky-purple skate]

Photo by Reyes, P.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja meridionalis Stehmann, 1987

Photo by Reyes, P.
 
Bathyraja meridionalis
[Dark-belly skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 79 cm TL
Bathyraja minispinosa Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja minispinosa
[Smallthorn skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou

Bathyraja multispinis (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja multispinis
[Multispine skate]

Photo by FAO

Southern Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Bathyraja murrayi (Günther, 1880)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja murrayi
[Murray's skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 59 cm WD
Bathyraja notoroensis Ishiyama & Ishihara, 1977

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja notoroensis
[Notoro skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Bathyraja pallida (Forster, 1967)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja pallida
[Pale ray]
No picture found
Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 111 cm TL

 
Bathyraja panthera
[Leopard skate]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Bathyraja papilionifera
[Butterfly skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

North Pacific
Max. Length 129 cm TL
Bathyraja parmifera (Bean, 1881)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja parmifera
[Alaska skate]

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile

Southeast Pacific

Bathyraja peruana McEachran & Miyake, 1984

Photo by Elasmolab Universidad Austral de Chile
 
Bathyraja peruana
[Peruvian skate]

Photo by Ishihara, H.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys Ishihara & Ishiyama, 1985

Photo by Ishihara, H.
 
Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys
[]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 175 cm TL
Bathyraja richardsoni (Garrick, 1961)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja richardsoni
[Richardson's ray]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southwest Atlantic

Bathyraja scaphiops (Norman, 1937)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Bathyraja scaphiops
[Cuphead skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific and Sou

 
Bathyraja schroederi
[Whitemouth skate]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Bathyraja shuntovi
[Longnose deep-sea skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 101 cm TL

 
Bathyraja simoterus
[Hokkaido skate]
No picture found
North Pacific
Max. Length 101.5 cm TL

 
Bathyraja smirnovi
[Golden skate]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Bathyraja smithii (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Bathyraja smithii
[African softnose skate]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 170 cm TL
Bathyraja spinicauda (Jensen, 1914)

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Bathyraja spinicauda
[Spinetail ray]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Bathyraja spinosissima (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1941)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathyraja spinosissima
[Spiny skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Bathyraja taranetzi (Dolganov, 1983)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja taranetzi
[Mud skate]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Bathyraja trachouros
[Eremo skate]

Photo by Van Orden, W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 91 cm TL
Bathyraja trachura (Gilbert, 1892)

Photo by Van Orden, W.
 
Bathyraja trachura
[Roughtail skate]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean.
Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tunae
[]
No picture found
Western Pacific.
Max. Length 69 cm TL

 
Bathyraja tzinovskii
[Creamback skate]

Photo by Orlov, A.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 102 cm TL
Bathyraja violacea (Suvorov, 1935)

Photo by Orlov, A.
 
Bathyraja violacea
[Okhotsk skate]
53 Species of Family Arhynchobatidae with Genus Bathyraja
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1896 Bathyraja abyssicola Deep-sea skate North Pacific 137 TL
1912 Bathyraja aguja Aguja skate Southeast Pacific
1937 Bathyraja albomaculata White-dotted skate Southeast Pacific 14.4 TL
1896 Bathyraja aleutica Aleutian skate North Pacific 161 TL
1983 Bathyraja andriashevi Little-eyed skate Western Pacific 75.6 WD
1983 Bathyraja bergi Bottom skate Northwest Pacific
1910 Bathyraja brachyurops Broadnose skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 64.2 TL
1977 Bathyraja caeluronigricans Purple-black skate Northwest Pacific 74.4 WD
2004 Bathyraja cousseauae Joined-fins skate Southwestern Atlantic 86 TL
1952 Bathyraja diplotaenia Dusky-pink skate Northwest Pacific
1876 Bathyraja eatonii Eaton's skate Southern Ocean 100 TL
1983 Bathyraja fedorovi Cinnamon skate Northwest Pacific 73.3 TL
1937 Bathyraja griseocauda Graytail skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 49 TL
1995 Bathyraja hesperafricana West African skate Eastern Central Atlantic 342 TL
1897 Bathyraja interrupta Sandpaper skate North Pacific 86 TL
1980 Bathyraja irrasa Kerguelen sandpaper skate Southern Ocean 120 TL
2005 Bathyraja ishiharai Eastern Indian Ocean
1877 Bathyraja isotrachys Raspback skate Northwest Pacific 76.2 TL
2012 Bathyraja leucomelanos Domino skate Pacific Ocean 88.8 TL
1977 Bathyraja lindbergi Commander skate North Pacific 60.7 WD
1959 Bathyraja longicauda Slimtail skate Southeast Pacific
1971 Bathyraja maccaini McCain's skate Southern Ocean 120 TL
1937 Bathyraja macloviana Patagonian skate Southwest Atlantic
1977 Bathyraja maculata White-blotched skate Northwest Pacific 115 TL
1902 Bathyraja magellanica Magellan skate Southeast Pacific
2004 Bathyraja mariposa Northeast Pacific 76 TL
1952 Bathyraja matsubarai Dusky-purple skate Northwest Pacific 126 TL
1987 Bathyraja meridionalis Dark-belly skate Southwest Atlantic 120 TL
1977 Bathyraja minispinosa Smallthorn skate North Pacific 79 TL
1937 Bathyraja multispinis Multispine skate Southeast Pacific and Sou
1880 Bathyraja murrayi Murray's skate Southern Ocean 60 TL
1977 Bathyraja notoroensis Notoro skate Northwest Pacific 59 WD
1967 Bathyraja pallida Pale ray Northeast Atlantic 160 TL
2011 Bathyraja panthera Leopard skate Pacific Ocean 111 TL
1985 Bathyraja papilionifera Butterfly skate Southwest Atlantic
1881 Bathyraja parmifera Alaska skate North Pacific 129 TL
1984 Bathyraja peruana Peruvian skate Southeast Pacific
1985 Bathyraja pseudoisotrachys Northwest Pacific 100 TL
1961 Bathyraja richardsoni Richardson's ray Northeast Atlantic 175 TL
1937 Bathyraja scaphiops Cuphead skate Southwest Atlantic
1968 Bathyraja schroederi Whitemouth skate Southeast Pacific and Sou
1985 Bathyraja shuntovi Longnose deep-sea skate Southwest Pacific 140 TL
1967 Bathyraja simoterus Hokkaido skate Northwest Pacific 101 TL
1915 Bathyraja smirnovi Golden skate North Pacific 101.5 TL
1841 Bathyraja smithii African softnose skate Southeast Atlantic 120 TL
1914 Bathyraja spinicauda Spinetail ray Western Atlantic 170 TL
1941 Bathyraja spinosissima Spiny skate Southeast Pacific 150 TL
1983 Bathyraja taranetzi Mud skate Northwest Pacific 70 TL
1958 Bathyraja trachouros Eremo skate Northwest Pacific
1892 Bathyraja trachura Roughtail skate North Pacific 91 TL
2005 Bathyraja tunae Western Indian Ocean. 100 TL
1983 Bathyraja tzinovskii Creamback skate Western Pacific. 69 TL
1935 Bathyraja violacea Okhotsk skate Northwest Pacific 102 TL



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