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Cruriraja  Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160917

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): rough leg 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  
                                  FamilyAnacanthobatidae von Bonde and Swart, 1924 – leg skates  
                                     GenusCruriraja Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948 – rough leg skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesCruriraja andamanica (Lloyd, 1909)  
                                        SpeciesCruriraja atlantis Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948 – Atlantic leg skate, Atlantic legskate 
                                        SpeciesCruriraja cadenati Bigelow and Schroeder, 1962 – broadfoot leg skate 
                                        SpeciesCruriraja durbanensis (Von Bonde and Swart, 1923)  
                                        SpeciesCruriraja parcomaculata (Von Bonde and Swart, 1923)  
                                        SpeciesCruriraja poeyi Bigelow and Schroeder, 1948 – Cuban leg skate, Cuban legskate 
                                        SpeciesCruriraja rugosa Bigelow and Schroeder, 1958 – rough leg skate 
                                        SpeciesCruriraja triangularis Smith, 1964  
       

 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: Cruriraja    
       
  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: Cruriraja   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cruriraja   
       
  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: Cruriraja   
       
  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: Cruriraja   
       
  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: Cruriraja   
       

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