Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Marine Resource Report No. 99-9
An article published in Science magazine last year (Casey and Myers, 1998) has generated increased concern about the status of the barndoor skate (Raja laevis) in the North Atlantic. Very little information is available and a better understanding of the barndoor's life history, distribution and abundance is necessary for proper management. This document serves to provide preliminary data from an ongoing study that may aid in the current understanding of the barndoor skate population ..
Skates, Atlantic, Population
Gedamke, T., & DuPaul, W. D. (1999) Preliminary Observations of Barndoor Skates (Raja laevis) on Georges Bank. Marine Resource Report No. 99-9. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/1673