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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Gurgesiellidae
Genus: Gurgesiella

Gurgesiella is a genus of fish in the Gurgesiellidae family. These relatively small deep-water skates are found in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans off South and Central America.[1]



  1. ^ Weigmann, S., Séret, B., Last, P.R. & McEachran, J.D. 2016. Pygmy Skates, Family Gurgesiellidae. Pp. 473–493 in Last, P.R., White, W.T., Carvalho, M.R., Séret, B., Stehmann, M. & Naylor, G.J.P. (eds.). Rays of the World. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne. ISBN 9780643109131. Reference page.