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Arhynchobatidae  Fowler, 1934
Taxonomic Serial No.: 649692

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Arhynchobatinae
  Common Name(s): softnose skates [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderRajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies  
                                  FamilyArhynchobatidae Fowler, 1934 – softnose skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                     GenusArhynchobatis Waite, 1909  
                                     GenusAtlantoraja Menni, 1972  
                                     GenusBathyraja Ishiyama, 1958  
                                     GenusIrolita Whitley, 1931 – round skates 
                                     GenusNotoraja Ishiyama, 1958 – velvet skates 
                                     GenusPavoraja Whitley, 1939 – peacock skates 
                                     GenusPsammobatis Günther, 1870  
                                     GenusPseudoraja Bigelow and Schroeder, 1954  
                                     GenusRhinoraja Ishiyama, 1952 – jointnose skates 
                                     GenusRioraja Whitley, 1939 – Rio skates 
                                     GenusSympterygia Müller and Henle, 1837  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Arhynchobatidae   

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