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Taxa list grouped by families - click on CAAB code to see taxon report.

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Animalia (kingdom)   Chordata (phylum)   Elasmobranchii (class)   Rajiformes (order)

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  • Aetobatidae
    • Aetobatus ocellatus    (Kuhl, 1823)      Whitespotted Eagle Ray      37 039003
    • Aetobatus spp.         [an eagle ray]      37 039902
    • Aetobatidae         [an eagle ray]      37 039906
  • Anacanthobatidae
    • Sinobatis bulbicauda    Last & Séret, 2008      Western Leg Skate      37 033001
    • Sinobatis caerulea    Last & Séret, 2008      Indigo Leg Skate      37 033003
    • Sinobatis filicauda    Last & Séret, 2008      Eastern Leg Skate      37 033002
    • Sinobatis spp.              37 033901
    • Anacanthobatidae         legskates      37 033000
  • Arhynchobatidae
    • Bathyraja arctowskii    (Dollo, 1904)           37 031050
    • Bathyraja eatonii    (Günther, 1876)      [a skate]      37 031750
    • Bathyraja irrasa    Hureau & Ozouf-Costaz, 1980           37 031049
    • Bathyraja ishiharai    Stehmann, 2005      Abyssal Skate      37 031016
    • Bathyraja maccaini    Springer, 1971      [a skate]      37 031751
    • Bathyraja murrayi    (Günther, 1880)      [a skate]      37 031048
    • Bathyraja richardsoni    Garrick, 1961      Richardson's Skate      37 031046
    • Bathyraja sp. [of Peter McMillan and Andrew Stewart]         [a skate]      37 031752
    • Bathyraja spp.              37 031902
    • Insentiraja laxipella    (Yearsley & Last, 1992)      Eastern Looseskin Skate      37 031021
    • Insentiraja subtilispinosa    (Stehmann, 1989)      Western Looseskin Skate      37 031022
    • Insentiraja spp.              37 031905
    • Irolita waitii    (McCulloch, 1911)      Southern Round Skate      37 031001
    • Irolita westraliensis    Last & Gledhill, 2008      Western Round Skate      37 031017
    • Irolita spp.              37 031906
    • Notoraja azurea    McEachran & Last, 2008      Blue Skate      37 031018
    • Notoraja hirticauda    Last & McEachran, 2006      Ghost Skate      37 031015
    • Notoraja ochroderma    McEachran & Last, 1994      Pale Skate      37 031019
    • Notoraja sticta    McEachran & Last, 2008      Blotched Skate      37 031020
    • Notoraja spp.              37 031908
    • Pavoraja alleni    McEachran & Fechhelm, 1982      Allen's Skate      37 031027
    • Pavoraja arenaria    Last, Mallick & Yearsley, 2008      Sandy Skate      37 031023
    • Pavoraja mosaica    Last, Mallick & Yearsley, 2008      Mosaic Skate      37 031024
    • Pavoraja nitida    (Günther, 1880)      Peacock Skate      37 031009
    • Pavoraja pseudonitida    Last, Mallick & Yearsley, 2008      False Peacock Skate      37 031025
    • Pavoraja umbrosa    Last, Mallick & Yearsley, 2008      Dusky Skate      37 031026
    • Pavoraja spp.              37 031910
    • Arhynchobatidae              37 031915
  • Dasyatidae
    • Bathytoshia brevicaudata    (Hutton, 1875)      Smooth Stingray      37 035001
    • Bathytoshia lata    (Garman, 1880)      Black Stingray      37 035002
    • Bathytoshia spp.         [a stingray]      37 035910
    • Dasyatis spp.         [a stingray]      37 035901
    • Hemitrygon fluviorum    (Ogilby, 1908)      Estuary Stingray      37 035008
    • Hemitrygon parvonigra    (Last & White, 2008)      Dwarf Black Stingray      37 035021
    • Hemitrygon spp.         [a stingray]      37 035909
    • Himantura australis    Last, White & Naylor, 2016      Reticulate Whipray      37 035003
    • Himantura leoparda    Manjaji-Matsumoto & Last, 2008      Leopard Whipray      37 035026
    • Himantura spp.              37 035902
    • Maculabatis astra    (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Pogonoski, 2008)      Blackspotted Whipray      37 035020
    • Maculabatis toshi    (Whitley, 1939)      Brown Whipray      37 035022
    • Maculabatis spp.         [a stingray]      37 035911
    • Megatrygon microps    (Annandale, 1908)      Smalleye Stingray      37 035028
    • Megatrygon spp.         [a stingray]      37 035913
    • Neotrygon annotata    (Last, 1987)      Plain Maskray      37 035012
    • Neotrygon australiae    Last, White & Séret, 2016      Bluespotted Maskray      37 035004
    • Neotrygon leylandi    (Last, 1987)      Painted Maskray      37 035013
    • Neotrygon ningalooensis    Last, White & Puckridge, 2010      Ningaloo Maskray      37 035030
    • Neotrygon picta    Last & White, 2008      Speckled Maskray      37 035029
    • Neotrygon trigonoides    (Castelnau, 1873)      [a stingray]      37 035031
    • Neotrygon spp.              37 035903
    • Pastinachus ater    (Macleay, 1883)      Cowtail Stingray      37 035011
    • Pastinachus spp.              37 035904
    • Pateobatis fai    (Jordan & Seale, 1906)      Pink Whipray      37 035024
    • Pateobatis hortlei    (Last, Manjaji-Matsumoto & Kailola, 2006)      [a stingray]      37 035033
    • Pateobatis jenkinsii    (Annandale, 1909)      Jenkins' Whipray      37 035025
    • Pateobatis spp.         [a stingray]      37 035912
    • Pteroplatytrygon violacea    (Bonaparte, 1832)      Pelagic Stingray      37 035010
    • Pteroplatytrygon spp.              37 035905
    • Taeniura lymma    (Forsskål, 1775)      Bluespotted Fantail Ray      37 035009
    • Taeniura spp.              37 035906
    • Taeniurops meyeni    (Müller & Henle, 1841)      Blotched Fantail Ray      37 035017
    • Taeniurops spp.              37 035907
    • Urogymnus acanthobothrium    Last, White & Kyne, 2016      [a stingray]      37 035032
    • Urogymnus asperrimus    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      Porcupine Ray      37 035027
    • Urogymnus dalyensis    (Last & Manjaji-Matsumoto, 2008)      Freshwater Whipray      37 035023
    • Urogymnus granulatus    (Macleay, 1883)      Mangrove Whipray      37 035019
    • Urogymnus spp.         [a stingray]      37 035908
    • Dasyatidae         stingrays      37 035000
  • Glaucostegidae
    • Glaucostegus typus    (Bennett, 1830)      Giant Shovelnose Ray      37 027010
    • Glaucostegus spp.         [a giant guitarfish]      37 027904
    • Glaucostegidae         [a giant guitarfish]      37 027908
  • Gymnuridae
    • Gymnura australis    (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)      Australian Butterfly Ray      37 037001
    • Gymnura spp.              37 037901
    • Gymnuridae              37 037903
  • Hexatrygonidae
    • Hexatrygon bickelli    Heemstra & Smith, 1980      Sixgill Stingray      37 037002
    • Hexatrygon spp.              37 037902
    • Hexatrygonidae              37 037904
  • Myliobatidae
    • Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus    White, Last & Baje, 2015      Banded Eagle Ray      37 039002
    • Aetomylaeus vespertilio    (Bleeker, 1852)      Ornate Eagle Ray      37 039005
    • Aetomylaeus spp.              37 039903
    • Myliobatis hamlyni    Ogilby, 1911      Purple Eagle Ray      37 039004
    • Myliobatis tenuicaudatus    Hector, 1877      Southern Eagle Ray      37 039001
    • Myliobatis spp.              37 039904
    • Myliobatidae         [an eagle ray]      37 039905
  • Myliobatidae, Aetobatidae
    • Aetobatus, Aetomylaeus & Myliobatis spp.         [an eagle ray]      37 039901
    • Myliobatidae, Aetobatidae         eagle rays      37 039000
  • Plesiobatidae
    • Plesiobatis daviesi    (Wallace, 1967)      Giant Stingaree      37 038023
    • Plesiobatis spp.              37 038901
    • Plesiobatidae              37 038905
  • Rajidae
    • Amblyraja georgiana    (Norman, 1938)      [a skate]      37 031753
    • Amblyraja hyperborea    (Collett, 1879)      Boreal Skate      37 031041
    • Amblyraja spp.              37 031901
    • Dentiraja australis    (Macleay, 1884)      Sydney Skate      37 031002
    • Dentiraja cerva    (Whitley, 1939)      Whitespotted Skate      37 031003
    • Dentiraja confusa    (Last, 2008)      Longnose Skate      37 031005
    • Dentiraja endeavouri    (Last, 2008)      Endeavour Skate      37 031043
    • Dentiraja falloarga    (Last, 2008)      false Argus Skate      37 031030
    • Dentiraja flindersi    Last & Gledhill, 2008      Pygmy Thornback Skate      37 031038
    • Dentiraja healdi    (Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008)      Leyland's Skate      37 031011
    • Dentiraja lemprieri    (Richardson, 1845)      Thornback Skate      37 031007
    • Dentiraja oculus    (Last, 2008)      Ocellate Skate      37 031031
    • Dentiraja polyommata    (Ogilby, 1910)      Argus Skate      37 031042
    • Dentiraja spp.              37 031903
    • Dipturus cf wengi    Séret & Last, 2008      [a skate]      37 031045
    • Dipturus acrobelus    Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008      Deepwater Skate      37 031035
    • Dipturus apricus    Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008      Pale Tropical Skate      37 031032
    • Dipturus canutus    Last, 2008      Grey Skate      37 031028
    • Dipturus grahami    Last, 2008      Graham's Skate      37 031029
    • Dipturus gudgeri    (Whitley, 1940)      Bight Skate      37 031010
    • Dipturus innominatus    (Garrick & Paul, 1974)      New Zealand Smooth Skate      37 031047
    • Dipturus melanospilus    Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008      Blacktip Skate      37 031033
    • Dipturus queenslandicus    Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008      Queensland Deepwater Skate      37 031036
    • Dipturus wengi    Séret & Last, 2008      Weng's Skate      37 031034
    • Dipturus spp.              37 031904
    • Leucoraja pristispina    Last, Stehmann & Séret, 2008      Sawback Skate      37 031039
    • Leucoraja spp.              37 031907
    • Okamejei arafurensis    Last & Gledhill, 2008      Arafura Skate      37 031044
    • Okamejei leptoura    Last & Gledhill, 2008      Thintail Skate      37 031013
    • Okamejei spp.              37 031909
    • Raja spp.         skates      37 031900
    • Rajella challengeri    Last & Stehmann, 2008      Challenger Skate      37 031040
    • Rajella spp.              37 031911
    • Spiniraja whitleyi    (Iredale, 1938)      Melbourne Skate      37 031006
    • Spiniraja spp.              37 031912
    • Zearaja maugeana    Last & Gledhill, 2007      Maugean Skate      37 031037
    • Zearaja spp.              37 031913
    • Rajidae, Arhynchobatidae         skates      37 031000
    • Rajidae              37 031914
  • Rhinidae
    • Rhina ancylostoma    Bloch & Schneider, 1801      Shark Ray      37 026002
    • Rhina spp.              37 026901
    • Rhynchobatus australiae    Whitley, 1939      Whitespotted Guitarfish      37 026005
    • Rhynchobatus laevis    (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)      Smoothnose Wedgefish      37 026003
    • Rhynchobatus palpebratus    Compagno & Last, 2008      Eyebrow Wedgefish      37 026004
    • Rhynchobatus spp.         [a wedgefish]      37 026900
    • Rhinidae         wedgefishes      37 026000
  • Rhinobatidae
    • Rhinobatos sainsburyi    Last, 2004      Goldeneye Shovelnose Ray      37 027003
    • Rhinobatos spp.              37 027905
    • Rhinobatidae         [a guitarfish]      37 027907
  • Trygonorrhinidae
    • Aptychotrema rostrata    (Shaw & Nodder, 1794)      Eastern Shovelnose Ray      37 027009
    • Aptychotrema timorensis    Last, 2004      Spotted Shovelnose Ray      37 027007
    • Aptychotrema vincentiana    (Haacke, 1885)      Western Shovelnose Ray      37 027001
    • Aptychotrema spp.         [a banjo ray]      37 027903
    • Trygonorrhina dumerilii    Castelnau, 1873      Southern Fiddler Ray      37 027011
    • Trygonorrhina fasciata    Müller & Henle, 1841      Eastern Fiddler Ray      37 027006
    • Trygonorrhina spp.         [a banjo ray]      37 027906
    • Trygonorrhinidae         [a banjo ray]      37 027909
  • Urolophidae
    • Trygonoptera galba    Last & Yearsley, 2008      Yellow Shovelnose Stingaree      37 038013
    • Trygonoptera imitata    Yearsley, Last & Gomon, 2008      Eastern Shovelnose Stingaree      37 038014
    • Trygonoptera mucosa    Whitley, 1939      Western Shovelnose Stingaree      37 038015
    • Trygonoptera ovalis    Last & Gomon, 1987      Striped Stingaree      37 038016
    • Trygonoptera personata    Last & Gomon, 1987      Masked Stingaree      37 038017
    • Trygonoptera testacea    Müller & Henle, 1841      Common Stingaree      37 038006
    • Trygonoptera spp.              37 038902
    • Urolophus bucculentus    Macleay, 1884      Sandyback Stingaree      37 038001
    • Urolophus circularis    McKay, 1966      Circular Stingaree      37 038020
    • Urolophus cruciatus    (Lacépède, 1804)      Banded Stingaree      37 038002
    • Urolophus expansus    McCulloch, 1916      Wide Stingaree      37 038008
    • Urolophus flavomosaicus    Last & Gomon, 1987      Patchwork Stingaree      37 038010
    • Urolophus gigas    Scott, 1954      Spotted Stingaree      37 038003
    • Urolophus kapalensis    Yearsley & Last, 2006      Kapala Stingaree      37 038018
    • Urolophus lobatus    McKay, 1966      Lobed Stingaree      37 038021
    • Urolophus mitosis    Last & Gomon, 1987      Mitotic Stingaree      37 038011
    • Urolophus orarius    Last & Gomon, 1987      Coastal Stingaree      37 038022
    • Urolophus paucimaculatus    Dixon, 1969      Sparsely-spotted Stingaree      37 038004
    • Urolophus piperatus    Séret & Last, 2003      Coral Sea Stingaree      37 038019
    • Urolophus sp. cf viridis [off Stanley]         [a stingaree]      37 038024
    • Urolophus sufflavus    Whitley, 1929      Yellowback Stingaree      37 038005
    • Urolophus viridis    McCulloch, 1916      Greenback Stingaree      37 038007
    • Urolophus westraliensis    Last & Gomon, 1987      Brown Stingaree      37 038009
    • Urolophus spp.              37 038903
    • Urolophus cf paucimaculatus         [a stingaree]      37 038800
    • Urolophidae              37 038904
  • family not defined
    • Aptychotrema rostrata & Rhinobatos typus         [a guitarfish]      37 027901
    • Rhinobatidae, Glaucostegidae, Trygonorrhinidae         guitarfishes      37 027000
    • Gymnuridae, Hexatrygonidae         butterfly rays and sixgill stingrays      37 037000
    • Urolophidae, Plesiobatidae         stingarees & giant stingarees      37 038000
    • Aptychotrema & Rhinobatos spp.         [a guitarfish]      37 027902

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