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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Fenestraja

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Western Central Atlantic

Fenestraja atripinna (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja atripinna
[Blackfin pygmy skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Fenestraja cubensis (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja cubensis
[Cuban pygmy skate]

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Western Central Atlantic

Fenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1962)

Photo by FAO
 
Fenestraja ishiyamai
[Plain pygmy skate]
No picture found
Western Indian Ocean

 
Fenestraja maceachrani
[Madagascar pygmy skate]
No picture found
Indian Ocean.

 
Fenestraja mamillidens
[Prickly skate]

Photo by Flescher, D.

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL
Fenestraja plutonia (Garman, 1881)

Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Fenestraja plutonia
[Pluto skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 31 cm
Fenestraja sibogae (Weber, 1913)

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Fenestraja sibogae
[Siboga skate]

Photo by FAO

Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Fenestraja sinusmexicanus (Bigelow & Schroeder, 1950)

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Fenestraja sinusmexicanus
[Gulf skate]
8 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Fenestraja
(Skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1950 Fenestraja atripinna Blackfin pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic
1950 Fenestraja cubensis Cuban pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 22 TL
1962 Fenestraja ishiyamai Plain pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic
1989 Fenestraja maceachrani Madagascar pygmy skate Western Indian Ocean
1889 Fenestraja mamillidens Prickly skate Indian Ocean.
1881 Fenestraja plutonia Pluto skate Western Central Atlantic 25.3 TL
1913 Fenestraja sibogae Siboga skate Western Central Pacific 31
1950 Fenestraja sinusmexicanus Gulf skate Western Central Atlantic 37.5 TL



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