order of fishes

Myliobatiformes is one of the four groups of batoids. It is made up of cartilaginous fishes.[1] They are related to the shark family. They were recently re-classified as part of the monophyletic group, after being part of the Rajiformes group. Another relative to Myliobatiformes is the common form of skates.[2]

Families change

  • Platyrhinidae
  • Zanobatidae
  • Myliobatoidei
  • Hexatrygonidae
  • Plesiobatidae
  • Urolophidae
  • Urotrygonidae
  • Dasyatidae

References change

  1. Nelson, J.S. (2006). Fishes of the World (fourth ed.). John Wiley. pp. 69–82. ISBN 0-471-25031-7.
  2. Ichthyology: Ray and Skate Basics Florida Museum of Natural History