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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Torpediniformes
Family: Platyrhinidae Fanrays

Genus: Platyrhina

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North-West Pacific
Max. Length 43.1 cm TL
Platyrhina hyugaensis Iwatsuki, Miyamoto & Nakaya, 2011

Photo by Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Platyrhina hyugaensis
[Hyuga fanray]



Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 38 cm TL
Platyrhina psomadakisi White & Last, 2016

Photo by Photo by White, W.T. & P.R. Last
 
Platyrhina psomadakisi
[Indian fanray]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Platyrhina sinensis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Photo by Zhang, J.
 
Platyrhina sinensis
[Chinese fanray]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Platyrhina tangi Iwatsuki, Zhang & Nakaya, 2011

Photo by Photo by Murch, A.
 
Platyrhina tangi
[Yellow-spotted fanray]



4 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Platyrhina hyugaensis Hyuga fanray North-West Pacific 43.1 TL 2011
Platyrhina psomadakisi Indian fanray Northern Indian Ocean 38 TL 2016
Platyrhina sinensis Chinese fanray Northwest Pacific 68 TL 1801
Platyrhina tangi Yellow-spotted fanray Northwest Pacific 68 TL 2011



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