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Richard's Skate, Bathyraja Richardsoni, A Rare Skate Off North Carolina

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Richard's skate was first described off New Zealand in 1961. Among the features of this deep-water skate are a diamond-shaped body and brown to gray coloration dorsally and ventrally. Few have been collected worldwide since 1961; however, recent searches of the literature have revealed two specimens that had been collected off the North Carolina coast in 1974.