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Seafood « Longnose Skate

Western Skate

Range:

California

Seasonality:

Year-round, yet sporadic

Method of Capture:

Trawl, Scottish Seine

Sustainability Consideration:

Western Skate is typically bycatch of the bottom trawl fishery. The full use of bycatch is important in that it cuts down on waste, and provides us with realistic catch statistics, so fishing methods and populations can be assessed by scientists.

Size Range:

wings are 1 to 3 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and clean flavor with a soft and tender texture

Cooking Tips:

poach, sauté, bake, salt and serve raw