Barratlantic Species Guide

Learn more about the some of the species Barratlantic process.

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Skate / Ray

Skate / Ray

Description

Avoid eating skates and rays unless you are certain they are one of the smaller, more sustainable species such as spotted, cuckoo, or starry rays from the North Sea and Celtic Seas. Avoid eating these species below the size at which they mature: spotted ray males mature at a length of about 54 cm and females at about 57 cm (both between 3 to 8 years old); cuckoo ray males and females mature at between 54 to 59 cm in length when approximately 4 years old; starry ray males and females mature at a length of about 40 cm (between 4 and 5 years old).

F:
Raie
D:
Seiachi
E:
Raya
NL:
Rog
DK:
Rokke / Skade
I:
Razza