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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates

Genus: Zearaja

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Johnny Labbe/Mauricio Ahumada

Southeast Pacific and Sou
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Zearaja chilensis (Guichenot, 1848)

Photo by Johnny Labbe/Mauricio Ahumada
 
Zearaja chilensis
[Yellownose skate]

Photo by Gledhill, D.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 84 cm TL
Zearaja maugeana Last & Gledhill, 2007

Photo by Gledhill, D.
 
Zearaja maugeana
[Maugeaen skate]

Photo by Duffy, C.

Southwest Pacific
Max. Length 118 cm TL
Zearaja nasuta (Müller & Henle, 1841)

Photo by Duffy, C.
 
Zearaja nasuta
[New Zealand rough skate]
3 Species of Family Rajidae with Genus Zearaja
(Skates)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1848 Zearaja chilensis Yellownose skate Southeast Pacific and Sou 42 TL
2007 Zearaja maugeana Maugeaen skate Southwest Pacific 84 TL
1841 Zearaja nasuta New Zealand rough skate Southwest Pacific 118 TL



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