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Breviraja  Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160906

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): lightnose skates [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   
       

 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  
                                     GenusBreviraja Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948 – lightnose skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Breviraja claramaculata McEachran and Matheson, 1985 – brightspot skate 
                                        Species Breviraja colesi Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948 – lightnose skate 
                                        Species Breviraja marklei McEachran and Miyake, 1987 – Markle's skate 
                                        Species Breviraja mouldi McEachran and Matheson, 1995 – blacknose skate 
                                        Species Breviraja nigriventralis McEachran and Matheson, 1985 – blackbelly skate 
                                        Species Breviraja spinosa Bigelow and Schroeder, 1950 – spinose 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: Breviraja    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Breviraja   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Breviraja   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Breviraja   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25622932   
  Reference for: Breviraja   
       
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Breviraja   
       

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