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Malacoraja senta  (Garman, 1885)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564151

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Raja senta Garman, 1885
  Common Name(s): raie à queue de velours [French]
    smooth skate [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                     GenusMalacoraja Stehmann, 1970 – soft skates  
                                        SpeciesMalacoraja senta (Garman, 1885) – raie à queue de velours, smooth skate  

  Expert: John D. McEachran  
  Notes: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, 77843-2258, USA   
  Reference for: Malacoraja senta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 27-Feb-2003, website (version 12-Nov-02)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Malacoraja senta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McEachran, John D. / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Skates: Family Rajidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 60-75   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Reference for: Malacoraja senta   
  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: Malacoraja senta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2   
  Page(s): 159-248   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1092-6194   
  Reference for: Malacoraja senta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Malacoraja senta, raie à queue de velours [French], smooth skate [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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