Recording Marine Life


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Records of Dipturus batis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth.
On sandy bottom, 18m depth. Sonia Rowley
6 2007-01-06
Outer section of the Humber estuary
Fishing with long lines, skate in any numbers are highly unusual at this time of the year. Chris Pepper
9 2007-11-16
North of the Bay of Skaill Home Farm,northerly aspect of Bay of Skaill where side road meets B road. Lat. long. details given relate to Skaill Home Farm. Data sightings were north of this on sandy strandline in north of the bay.
egg-cases of Raja batis found on driftline,North Bay of Skaill, Orkney, Scotland. Photo taken Jeannine Hazlehurst
8 2008-02-17 Skaill Beach
North eastern aspect HWM Skaill Beach, west Mainland<, Orkney
common skate eggcases empty (Raja batis) Jeannine Hazlehurst
2 2008-02-23 Mar Wick
brackish lagoon, Marwick, West Mainland, Orkney
Raja batis egg cases HWM (gales)mountainous beach rollers. eggcases black with olive colouration approx 6x4 inches Jeannine Hazlehurst
1 24/04/2011 Maiden Island, Oban
20m deep sand and gravel bottom slight incline
on sand / gravel floor Chris hine