California Skate

Raja inornata

  • Rare
  • Depths 20 to 670 m
  • Total length to 75 cm
  • Olive brown with dark mottling; eyespots on wings
  • Ventral surface is lighter than dorsal
  • Snout: stiff and long
  • Nuchal thorns present; no scapular thorns
  • Row of thorns on tail only
  • Thorn between the two dorsal fins