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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Dactylobatus

Dactylobatus is a small genus of skate in the family Rajidae found in deep waters in the West Atlantic from Brazil to the United States, including the Gulf of Mexico.


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


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Dactylobatus in FishBase. October 2012 version.