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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Brochiraja
Last & McEachran, 2006

Brochiraja is a small genus of deep-sea skates in the family Rajidae containing eight species. This genus occurs in the waters around New Zealand and the Tasman Sea.



  1. ^ a b Last, P.R. & Séret, B. (2012): Two new softnose skates of the genus Brochiraja (Rajoidei: Arhynchobatidae) from the deepwater slopes and banks of the Norfolk Ridge (South-West Pacific). Zootaxa, 3155: 47–64.