Common Skate

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“Skate, a common name for several species of the genus Raia. The members of this genus are characterized by the two dorsal fins on the tails and the absence of a tail spine, and by the pelvic fins being deeply notched."—Finley, 1917


fish, skate, ray, flat


Fish: S


Finley, John H. Nelson's Perpetual Loose-Leaf Encyclopedia (New York City: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1917) 11:239


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