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Amblyraja badia.jpg
Broad Skate (A. badia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Batoidea
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Amblyraja
Malm, 1877
Type species
Raja radiata
Donovan, 1808

Amblyraja is a genus of skates that primarily are found in the Atlantic, but there are also species in the East and North Pacific, the Arabian Sea, the sub-Antarctic, and off southern Australia and New Zealand.


There are currently 10 recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Amblyraja in FishBase. February 2013 version.