The Arctic skate (Amblyraja hyperborea) is a species of fish in Rajidae family. It lives near the seabed between 140 and 2,500 metres in the Arctic ocean and waters around Canada and Northern and North-West Europe, in northern Pacific ocean and in waters surrounding Antarctica and New Zealand.
The Arctic skate is about a metre long and is gray-brown with large dark spots. Its underside is white with dark patterns. It has thorns in line from back to near the end of its tail. It is oviparous; its eggs are capsules with hard horns on each corner. It eats all sorts of small animals at the bottom of the sea.
- Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2008). "Amblyraja hyperborea" in FishBase. November 2008 version.
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