Broad Skate

Amblyraja badia

  • Rare
  • Depths 845 to 2,325 m
  • Brown to grayish brown with darker spots
  • Ventral surface has similar colouring to dorsal; pelvic fin lobes and tail darker
  • Snout: stiff and short, with several thornlets on tip
  • Triangular pattern of two or three scapular thorns
  • Row of thorns head to tail tip; and on tail flanked by thornlets