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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Gurgesiellidae

Genus: Fenestraja

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Fenestraja atripinna Blackfin pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 1950
Fenestraja cubensis Cuban pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 22 TL 1950
Fenestraja ishiyamai Plain pygmy skate Western Central Atlantic 1962
Fenestraja maceachrani Madagascar pygmy skate Western Indian Ocean 1989
Fenestraja mamillidens Prickly skate Indian Ocean. 1889
Fenestraja plutonia Pluto skate Western Central Atlantic 25.3 TL 1881
Fenestraja sibogae Siboga skate Western Central Pacific 31 1913
Fenestraja sinusmexicanus Gulf skate Western Central Atlantic 37.5 TL 1950



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