Fried Skate Fish
Jul21

Fried Skate Fish

The mouth in almost all skates and rays is on the underside of the body. Skates and bottom-dwelling rays take in water through openings, called spiracles, at the top of the head. The water is transferred to the gills, on the underside of the head. Those rays that do not live on the bottom take in water through the mouth, like other fish. Skates and rays have five pairs of gill slits. Young skates hatch from eggs contained in leathery,...

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