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Raja montereyensis (Gilbert, 1915)
MONTEREY SKATE
size of specimen: 19.5 centimeters (7.7 inches)

This species of skate or ray was named after the place it was first collected: Monterey Bay, California. The specimen was collected in 1904 at a depth of about 50 meters (164 feet).

Visit the Encyclopedia of Life collection to learn more about Wedge-tail triggerfish and other species featured in this exhibit.