little skate

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Noun1.little skate - most plentiful skate in North American inshore waters in summer; to 21 inches
skate - large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins
genus Raja, Raja - type genus of the family Rajidae
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According to the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife, a variety of skate species - such as the little skate, the barndoor skate and the winter skate - can be found off the coast of North Carolina. 
He said: "I'm very happy to say @ALEIZK & I have had a little skate and we are ready for a full dress rehearsal!
Did that experience with Deathwish promote a little skate binge afterwards?
There are seven species of skates (family Rajidae) commonly encountered on the continental shelf waters off the northeastern United States, including winter skate, Leucoraja ocellata; little skate, L.
The population dynamics of little skate Leucoraja erinacea, winter skate Leucoraja ocellata, and barndoor skate Dipturus laevis: predicting exploitation limits using matrix analysis.
A little skate board tape on the handle works well for most shooters.
"I've written to the council pleading with them to build a little skate park in Riversley Park so that they can stop damaging school property."
A few reports, from various skate species (little skate, Raja erinacea; barndoor skate, R.
I love being a little skate nerd and knowing what's going on, just lurking for spots.
Leucoraja erinacca--A small skate with dark spots on its dorsal surface, the little skate is usually found on sandy or gravelly bottoms in water depths ranging from shallow shoals to nearly 1,000 feet.