Distribution map Thorny skate 1963-1965

1966-1970

1971-1975

1976-1980

1981-1985

1986-1990

1991-1995

1996-2000

2001-2005

Relative Distribution and Abundance of Thorny skate in the Northwestern Atlantic
Derived from the NEFSC Fall Bottom Trawl Surveys


This shows relative skate stock weight and location. Yellow circles indicate skate are present, larger circles indicate more skate, plus sign (+) indicates sampled area where no skate were found.

The information displayed here represents a timeseries collected consistently since 1963. The Northeast's resource survey constitutes the world's longest and most comprehensive standardized measure of distribution and abundance trends in commercially harvested finfish.

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