Bathyraja

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Bathyraja
Bathyraja abyssicola.jpg
Bathyraja abyssicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Batoidea
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Bathyraja
Ishiyama, 1958
Species

see text.

Bathyraja is a large genus of skates in the family Rajidae.

Species[edit]

There are 53 recognized species in this genus: [1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Bathyraja in FishBase. February 2012 version.
  2. ^ a b Orr, J.W., Stevenson, D.E., Hoff, G.R., Spies, I. & McEachran, J.D. (2011): Bathyraja panthera, a new species of skate (Rajidae: Arhynchobatinae) from the western Aleutian Islands, and resurrection of the subgenus Arctoraja Ishiyama. NOAA Professional Paper NMFS, 11: 50pp
  3. ^ Iglésias, S.P. & Lévy-Hartmann, L. (2012): Bathyraja leucomelanos, a new species of softnose skate (Chondrichthyes: Arhynchobatidae) from New Caledonia. Ichthyological Research, 59 (1): 38-48. doi:10.1007/s10228-011-0254-y
  4. ^ Sheiko, B. A. and V. V. Fedorov 2000; Part 1, pp. 7-69. In: Catalog of the Vertebrates of Kamchatka and Adjacent Waters. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Kamchatskiy Petchatniy Dvor. Catalog of the Vertebrates of Kamchatka and Adjacent Waters.