Aleutian Skate

Bathyraja aleutica

  • Infrequent
  • Depths 15 to 1,600 m; usually 100 to 800 m
  • Total length to 155 cm
  • Gray to dark brown, sometimes with black spots
  • Ventral surface white with gray margins
  • Snout: flexible and long
  • One or two prominent scapular thorns
  • Continuous row of thorns, head to first dorsal fin