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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Malacoraja

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4 species (see list below)

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Northeast Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Malacoraja kreffti
[Krefft's ray]
No picture found
Western Atlantic
Max. Length 68 cm TL

 
Malacoraja obscura
[]

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 61 cm TL
Malacoraja senta (Garman, 1885)

Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Malacoraja senta
[Smooth skate]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 70 cm TL

 
Malacoraja spinacidermis
[Soft skate]
4 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Malacoraja
(Skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1978 Malacoraja kreffti Krefft's ray Northeast Atlantic 70 TL
2005 Malacoraja obscura Western Atlantic 68 TL
1885 Malacoraja senta Smooth skate Western Atlantic 61 TL
1923 Malacoraja spinacidermis Soft skate Eastern Atlantic 70 TL



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