Year-round, yet sporadic
Method of Capture:
Trawl, Scottish Seine
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.
wings are 1 to 3 pounds
Flavor and Texture:
Mild and clean flavor with a soft and tender texture
poach, sauté, bake, salt and serve raw