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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae Skates
Subfamily: Rajinae
Genus: Beringraja

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gotshall, D.W.

North Pacific
Max. Length 244 cm TL
Beringraja binoculata (Girard, 1855)

Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Beringraja binoculata
[Big skate]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Beringraja cortezensis (McEachran & Miyake, 1988)

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Beringraja cortezensis
[Cortez skate]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Beringraja inornata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1881)

Photo by FAO
 
Beringraja inornata
[California skate]

Photo by Yang, N.-S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Beringraja pulchra (Liu, 1932)

Photo by Yang, N.-S.
 
Beringraja pulchra
[Mottled skate]

Photo by Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.

Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 180 cm TL
Beringraja rhina (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
 
Beringraja rhina
[Longnose skate]

Photo by Murch, A.

Northeast Pacific
Max. Length 76 cm TL
Beringraja stellulata (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Beringraja stellulata
[Starry skate]
6 Species of Family Rajidae
Subfamily: Rajinae with Genus Beringraja
(Skates)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1855 Beringraja binoculata Big skate North Pacific 244 TL
1988 Beringraja cortezensis Cortez skate Eastern Central Pacific 39 TL
1881 Beringraja inornata California skate Eastern Pacific 76 TL
1932 Beringraja pulchra Mottled skate Northwest Pacific 115 TL
1880 Beringraja rhina Longnose skate Eastern Pacific 180 TL
1880 Beringraja stellulata Starry skate Northeast Pacific 76 TL



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