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Fenestraja  McEachran and Compagno, 1982
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564039

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): pygmy 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  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderRajiformes  – rays, sawfishes, skates, poissons-scie, raies  
                                  FamilyRajidae Blainville, 1816 – rayas, rays, skates, raies  
                                     GenusFenestraja McEachran and Compagno, 1982 – pygmy skates  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SpeciesFenestraja atripinna (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1950) – blackfin pygmy skate, raya aletinegra, blackfin skate 
                                        SpeciesFenestraja cubensis (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1950) – Cuban pygmy skate 
                                        SpeciesFenestraja ishiyamai (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1962) – plain pygmy skate 
                                        SpeciesFenestraja maceachrani (Seret, 1989)  
                                        SpeciesFenestraja mamillidens (Alcock, 1889)  
                                        SpeciesFenestraja plutonia (Garman, 1881) – Pluto skate, longtail skate 
                                        SpeciesFenestraja sibogae (Weber, 1913)  
                                        SpeciesFenestraja sinusmexicanus (Bigelow and Schroeder, 1950) – Gulf of Mexico pygmy skate, Gulf skate, raya pigmea 

  Expert: John D. McEachran   
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843-2258, USA   
  Reference for: Fenestraja    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Fenestraja   
  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: Fenestraja   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0045-8511   
  Reference for: Fenestraja   

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