New Zealand smooth skate

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New Zealand smooth skate
Dipturus innominatus (New Zealand smooth skate).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Dipturus
Species: D. innominatus
Binomial name
Dipturus innominatus
(Garrick & Paul, 1974)

The New Zealand smooth skate, Dipturus innominatus, is a skate of the genus Dipturus, found around New Zealand at depths of between 15 and 1,300 m. Their length is up to 2.4 m.