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California Skate (Raja inornata)

Chordata > Pisces > Elasmobranchii > Selachii > Batoidea > Rajiformes > Rajidae

Demersal to depths up to about 700m. Note especially the deeply notched pelvic fins, but several other skates that may be found off California are similar. Baja to BC (3) Common (3) Marine.

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1. FishBase - Raja inornata
2. WoRMS - Raja inornata
3. Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California (Miller and Lea, 1972)
4. Channel Islands National Park Fish Species List

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