Winter Skate (Leucoraja ocellata)

Also known as Big Skate, Eyed Skate, Winter Big Skate

Description

Also known as Big Skate, Eyed Skate, Winter Big Skate

Found singly or in pairs over sand and gravel bottoms in both shallow and deep waters.
They feed on fish and squid.
Length - 110cm
Depth - 0-120m
Widespread Western Atlantic

Benthic Rays occur in all oceans from shallow waters to coastal shelves.
Their wings are considered a delicacy. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/2562

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