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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Dipturus

(See list of species below)



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48 species (see list below)

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 137.1 cm TL

 
Dipturus acrobelus
[Deepwater skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 76.5 cm TL

 
Dipturus apricus
[Pale tropical skate]

Photo by Díaz de Astarloa, J.M.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 93.5 cm TL
Dipturus argentinensis Díaz de Astarloa, Mabragaña, Hanner & Figueroa, 2008

Photo by Díaz de Astarloa, J.M.
 
Dipturus argentinensis
[Argentine skate]

Photo by Kyne, P.M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Dipturus australis (Macleay, 1884)

Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Dipturus australis
[Sydney skate]

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 285 cm TL
Dipturus batis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Dipturus batis
[Blue skate]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 48 cm WD
Dipturus bullisi (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Dipturus bullisi
[Bullis skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 66 cm TL
Dipturus campbelli (Wallace, 1967)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus campbelli
[Blackspot skate]
No picture found
Indo-west Pacific
Max. Length 90.4 cm TL

 
Dipturus canutus
[Grey skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Dipturus cerva
[White-spotted skate]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 69.5 cm TL

 
Dipturus confusus
[]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Dipturus crosnieri
[Madagascar skate]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 101.2 cm DL

 
Dipturus diehli
[Thorny tail skate]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL

 
Dipturus doutrei
[Violet skate]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Dipturus ecuadoriensis
[Ecuador skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 36.7 cm TL

 
Dipturus endeavouri
[Endeavour skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 49.1 cm TL

 
Dipturus falloargus
[False Argus skate]

Photo by INIDEP

Southeast Pacific

Dipturus flavirostris (Philippi, 1892)

Photo by INIDEP
 
Dipturus flavirostris
[]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 32.6 cm TL

 
Dipturus flindersi
[Pygmy thornback skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Dipturus garricki (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus garricki
[San Blas skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Dipturus gigas
[Giant skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 64.1 cm TL

 
Dipturus grahami
[Graham’s skate]
No picture found
Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 140 cm TL

 
Dipturus gudgeri
[Greenback skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 72.3 cm TL

 
Dipturus healdi
[Heald’s skate]
No picture found
Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 240 cm TL

 
Dipturus innominatus
[New Zealand smooth skate]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 23 cm WD

 
Dipturus johannisdavisi
[Travancore skate]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 75.7 cm TL
Dipturus kwangtungensis (Chu, 1960)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Dipturus kwangtungensis
[Kwangtung skate]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 152 cm TL
Dipturus laevis (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Dipturus laevis
[Barndoor skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 82 cm TL
Dipturus lanceorostratus (Wallace, 1967)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus lanceorostratus
[Rattail skate]

Photo by Fischer, L.G.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 67 cm TL
Dipturus leptocauda (Krefft & Stehmann, 1975)

Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Dipturus leptocauda
[Thintail skate]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Dipturus macrocauda (Ishiyama, 1955)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Dipturus macrocauda
[Bigtail skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 77.7 cm TL

 
Dipturus melanospilus
[Blacktip skate]

Photo by Gomes, U.L./Paragó, C.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Dipturus mennii Gomes & Paragó, 2001

Photo by Gomes, U.L./Paragó, C.
 
Dipturus mennii
[South Brazilian skate]

Photo by Mouritsen, R.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Dipturus nidarosiensis (Storm, 1881)

Photo by Mouritsen, R.
 
Dipturus nidarosiensis
[Norwegian skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55.7 cm TL

 
Dipturus oculus
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Dipturus olseni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951)

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Dipturus olseni
[Spreadfin skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic

Dipturus oregoni (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus oregoni
[Hooktail skate]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Dipturus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus oxyrinchus
[Longnosed skate]

Photo by Kyne, P.M.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Dipturus polyommata (Ogilby, 1910)

Photo by Kyne, P.M.
 
Dipturus polyommata
[Argus skate]

Photo by Le Noury, P.

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 94 cm WD
Dipturus pullopunctatus (Smith, 1964)

Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Dipturus pullopunctatus
[Slime skate]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 76.1 cm TL

 
Dipturus queenslandicus
[Queensland deepwater skate]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic and We
Max. Length 160 cm TL
Dipturus springeri (Wallace, 1967)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus springeri
[Roughbelly skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Dipturus stenorhynchus (Wallace, 1967)

Photo by FAO
 
Dipturus stenorhynchus
[Prow-nose skate]

Photo by JAMARC

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 84 cm WD
Dipturus teevani (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1951)

Photo by JAMARC
 
Dipturus teevani
[Prickly brown ray]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Dipturus tengu (Jordan & Fowler, 1903)

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Dipturus tengu
[Acutenose skate]

Photo by Lloris, D.

Southwest Atlantic

Dipturus trachyderma (Krefft & Stehmann, 1975)

Photo by Lloris, D.
 
Dipturus trachyderma
[Ray]

Photo by Séret, B./Last, P.R.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 128 cm TL
Dipturus wengi Séret & Last, 2008

Photo by Séret, B./Last, P.R.
 
Dipturus wengi
[Weng’s skate]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 170 cm TL

 
Dipturus whitleyi
[Wedgenose skate]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 78.4 cm TL

 
Dipturus wuhanlingi
[]
48 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Dipturus
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2008 Dipturus acrobelus Deepwater skate Indo-West Pacific 137.1 TL
2008 Dipturus apricus Pale tropical skate Western Pacific 76.5 TL
2008 Dipturus argentinensis Argentine skate Southwest Atlantic 93.5 TL
1884 Dipturus australis Sydney skate Western Pacific 50 TL
1758 Dipturus batis Blue skate Eastern Atlantic 285 TL
1962 Dipturus bullisi Bullis skate Western Central Atlantic 48 WD
1967 Dipturus campbelli Blackspot skate Western Indian Ocean 66 TL
2008 Dipturus canutus Grey skate Indo-west Pacific 90.4 TL
1939 Dipturus cerva White-spotted skate Eastern Indian Ocean 60 TL
2008 Dipturus confusus Indo-West Pacific 69.5 TL
1989 Dipturus crosnieri Madagascar skate Western Indian Ocean
2001 Dipturus diehli Thorny tail skate Southwest Atlantic 101.2 DL
1960 Dipturus doutrei Violet skate Eastern Atlantic 100 TL
1941 Dipturus ecuadoriensis Ecuador skate Southeast Pacific
2008 Dipturus endeavouri Endeavour skate Western Pacific 36.7 TL
2008 Dipturus falloargus False Argus skate Eastern Indian Ocean 49.1 TL
1892 Dipturus flavirostris Southeast Pacific
2008 Dipturus flindersi Pygmy thornback skate Eastern Indian Ocean 32.6 TL
1958 Dipturus garricki San Blas skate Western Central Atlantic 100 TL
1958 Dipturus gigas Giant skate Western Pacific 140 TL
2008 Dipturus grahami Graham’s skate Western Pacific 64.1 TL
1940 Dipturus gudgeri Greenback skate Indo-West Pacific 140 TL
2008 Dipturus healdi Heald’s skate Eastern Indian Ocean 72.3 TL
1974 Dipturus innominatus New Zealand smooth skate Southwest Pacific 240 TL
1899 Dipturus johannisdavisi Travancore skate Western Indian Ocean 23 WD
1960 Dipturus kwangtungensis Kwangtung skate Northwest Pacific 75.7 TL
1818 Dipturus laevis Barndoor skate Western Atlantic 152 TL
1967 Dipturus lanceorostratus Rattail skate Western Indian Ocean 82 TL
1975 Dipturus leptocauda Thintail skate Southwest Atlantic 67 TL
1955 Dipturus macrocauda Bigtail skate Northwest Pacific 120 TL
2008 Dipturus melanospilus Blacktip skate Western Pacific 77.7 TL
2001 Dipturus mennii South Brazilian skate Southwest Atlantic 160 TL
1881 Dipturus nidarosiensis Norwegian skate Eastern Atlantic 200 TL
2008 Dipturus oculus Eastern Indian Ocean 55.7 TL
1951 Dipturus olseni Spreadfin skate Western Central Atlantic 60 TL
1958 Dipturus oregoni Hooktail skate Western Central Atlantic
1758 Dipturus oxyrinchus Longnosed skate Eastern Atlantic 150 TL
1910 Dipturus polyommata Argus skate Western Pacific 36 TL
1964 Dipturus pullopunctatus Slime skate Southeast Atlantic 94 WD
2008 Dipturus queenslandicus Queensland deepwater skate Western Pacific 76.1 TL
1967 Dipturus springeri Roughbelly skate Southeast Atlantic and We 160 TL
1967 Dipturus stenorhynchus Prow-nose skate Western Indian Ocean 90 TL
1951 Dipturus teevani Prickly brown ray Western Atlantic 84 WD
1903 Dipturus tengu Acutenose skate Western Pacific 100 TL
1975 Dipturus trachyderma Ray Southwest Atlantic
2008 Dipturus wengi Weng’s skate Western Pacific 128 TL
1938 Dipturus whitleyi Wedgenose skate Eastern Indian Ocean 170 TL
2008 Dipturus wuhanlingi Asia 78.4 TL



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