Longnose Skate
(Raja rhina)

image of a Longnose Skate

Image ID: 246-01

Comments : Skates are always a cool find, although sometimes they are very hard to spot as they will often bury themselves in the sand. The Longnose Skate can be differentiated from the Big Skate by the size of the pair of spots on it's wings. The Big Skate has much bigger spots.
Common name : Longnose Skate
Scientific Name : Raja rhina
Location Found : Three Tree Point
Actual Size : 24 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX 35mm lens, ISO 100 film
Natural History :