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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Dactylobatus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Dactylobatus armatus Bean & Weed, 1909

Photo by FAO
 
Dactylobatus armatus
[Skilletskate]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 69 cm WD
Dactylobatus clarkii (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Dactylobatus clarkii
[Hookskate]
2 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Dactylobatus
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1909 Dactylobatus armatus Skilletskate Western Central Atlantic 32 TL
1958 Dactylobatus clarkii Hookskate Western Central Atlantic 69 WD



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