This day was very good for sharks and rays, for whatever reason.
A bit on the dead side but a skate none-the-less. Jungle Beach, Graham Island, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada.
Cat for scale
Uovo famiglia Rajidae
n. 2 Spiaggiati
Rajiformes is one of the four orders in the superorder Batoidea, flattened cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. Rajiforms are distinguished by the presence of greatly enlarged pectoral fins, which reach as far forward as the sides of the head, with a generally flattened body. The undulatory pectoral fin motion diagnostic to this taxon is known as rajiform locomotion. The eyes and spiracles are located on the upper surface of the head and the gill slits are...