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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Arhynchobatidae Skates

Genus: Psammobatis

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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southwest Atlantic

Psammobatis bergi Marini, 1932

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Psammobatis bergi
[Blotched sand skate]

Photo by Martins, I.A.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 22.1 cm TL
Psammobatis extenta (Garman, 1913)

Photo by Martins, I.A.
 
Psammobatis extenta
[Zipper sand skate]

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 49 cm TL
Psammobatis lentiginosa McEachran, 1983

Photo by Vaske Jr., T.
 
Psammobatis lentiginosa
[Freckled sand skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific (Ref. 2

Psammobatis normani McEachran, 1983

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Psammobatis normani
[Shortfin sand skate]
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Southwest Atlantic

 
Psammobatis parvacauda
[Smalltail sand skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific and Sou

Psammobatis rudis Günther, 1870

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Psammobatis rudis
[Smallthorn sand skate]

Photo by Mabragaña, E.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Psammobatis rutrum Jordan, 1891

Photo by Mabragaña, E.
 
Psammobatis rutrum
[Spade sand skate]

Photo by Meneses, P.D.

Southeast Pacific

Psammobatis scobina (Philippi, 1857)

Photo by Meneses, P.D.
 
Psammobatis scobina
[Raspthorn sand skate]
8 Species of Family Arhynchobatidae with Genus Psammobatis
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1932 Psammobatis bergi Blotched sand skate Southwest Atlantic
1913 Psammobatis extenta Zipper sand skate Southwest Atlantic 22.1 TL
1983 Psammobatis lentiginosa Freckled sand skate Southwest Atlantic 49 TL
1983 Psammobatis normani Shortfin sand skate Southeast Pacific (Ref. 2
1983 Psammobatis parvacauda Smalltail sand skate Southwest Atlantic
1870 Psammobatis rudis Smallthorn sand skate Southeast Pacific and Sou
1891 Psammobatis rutrum Spade sand skate Southwest Atlantic 30 TL
1857 Psammobatis scobina Raspthorn sand skate Southeast Pacific



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