Winter Skate

Leucoraja ocellata (Atlantic Skate)

Seafood « Winter Skate

Eastern Skate

Range:

Virginia to Maine

Seasonality:

Year-round

Method of Capture:

Trawl and Gillnet

Sustainability Consideration:

This is a broad family of fish and some have been over-fished, while the populations of others have exploded, such as those in the Chesapeak Bay. Gillnetting is the preferrable fishing method.

Size Range:

1 to 2 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Rich and mild flavor with a delicate and soft texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, poach