order Rajiformes


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Related to order Rajiformes: order Torpediniformes, Torpediniformes, Pristiformes
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Noun1.order Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodiesorder Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
animal order - the order of animals
family Pristidae, Pristidae - large primitive rays with elongated snouts
family Rhinobatidae, Rhinobatidae - primitive rays with guitar-shaped bodies
family Mobulidae, Mobulidae - large rays lacking venomous spines: mantas
family Rajidae, Rajidae - bottom-dwelling tropical rays: skates
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A taxonomic review of the Australian butterfly ray Gymnura australis (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886) and other members of the family Gymnuridae (Order Rajiformes) from the Indo-West Pacific.
Their zoological class also includes the order Rajiformes (rays, mantas, and sawfish), and together they form the superorder Selachimorpha.