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Raja asterias  Delaroche, 1809
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160879

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): starry skate [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassChondrichthyes   
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                            SuperorderEuselachii   
                               OrderRajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies  
                                  FamilyRajidae Blainville, 1816 – rayas, rays, skates, raies  
                                     GenusRaja Linnaeus, 1758 – skates, ocellate skates  
                                        SpeciesRaja asterias Delaroche, 1809 – starry skate  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John D. McEachran   
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843-2258, USA   
  Reference for: Raja asterias    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Raja asterias   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McEachran, John D., and Katherine A. Dunn   
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic Analysis of Skates, a Morphologically Conservative Clade of Elasmobranchs (Chondrichthyes: Rajidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Copeia, vol. 1998, no. 2   
  Page(s): 271-290   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Raja asterias   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.   
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Raja asterias   
       

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