barndoor skate

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one of the largest skates (to 5 feet)


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Barndoor skate landings were very low throughout the study period, with a high of 45 t in 2005 (Fig.
Awareness and compliance with the prohibition on barndoor skate appears to be particularly high since their increased availability was not reflected in the landings composition.
Stock-recruitment dynamics and the maximum population growth rate of the barndoor skate on Georges Bank.
Gedamke T, DuPaul WD, Musick JA (2005) Observations on the life history of the barndoor skate, Dipturus laeiis, on Georges Bank (western North Atlantic).
SlmonJE, Cook A, Rowe S, Simpson M (2009) Pre-COSEWIC review of barndoor skate Dipturus laeiis in the Canadian Adantic.
For example, the barndoor skate has declined 90 to 99% over the last 50 years due to incidental capture in trawls and dredges (Casey and Myers 1998).
While many of the areas identified in coastal areas fell outside the proposed GOMIOW, the majority of offshore sites were clustered within and around the GOMIOW, including areas having populations of species of concern: barndoor skate, Atlantic halibut, and deep-sea corals.
In March, two organizations independently petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to designate the barndoor skate as an endangered species.
If this decline isn't arrested, "the barndoor skate could become the first welldocumented example of extinction in a marine fish," argued Jill M.