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White Skate

White or Bottlenosed Skate (Owl Skate) Rostroraja alba

The white or bottlenosed skate Leucoraja circularis is a very large skate and can grow up to 2.3 m in length. It has a dorsoventrally flattened body with eyes and spiracles at the top of the head. It has a very pointed snout. The tail starts from angular pectoral discs. Its dorsal region is grey in colour with small white spots, while the underside is white. Image: Dennis Rabeling (iNaturalist).

Find out more: iNaturalist, Marine Life Information Centre