I’ve just come to the end of the field week for my MRes Marine Biology course in Plymouth, and I think it’s safe to say it’ll be a contender for best week of the course!
My third article for The Conservation Project International is all about the common skate. Skates are elasmobranchs (the same class as sharks and rays). The common skate is very large at up to 2.85m, slow-growing and long-lived (three traits that often mean vulnerable to extinction). It used to be one … Continue reading “The Not So Common Skate” →