Raja rhina: Longnose Skate–The Race Rocks Taxonomy

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Part of the dorsal side.. the skate had been partially eaten, perhaps by a seaion.

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In the summer of 2006, this skate washed up near the jetty at Race Rocks. This is the ventral side with the mouth showing at the left side.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Rajiformes
Family
Rajidae
Genus Raja
Species rhina
Common Name: Longnose skate

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This file is provided as part of a collaborative effort by the students , faculty , staff and volunteers of Lester B. Pearson College,—- 2006 —G. Fletcher