SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Leucoraja ocellata

SPECIES NAME(s)

Winter skate

Winter skate is part of the Northeast Skate Complex Fisheries that integrates seven skate species: barndoor skate (Dipturus laevis), clearnose skate (Raja eglanteria), little skate (Leucoraja erinacea), rosette skate (Leucoraja garmanii), smooth skate (Malacoraja senta), thorny skate ( Amblyraja radiata ), and winter skate (Leucoraja ocellata).

This profile is only for winter skate as a subset of this complex.


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Biomass is at target levels for the complex

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 8

Managers Compliance:

≥ 8

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 8