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Being a skate, they have a flattened body shape with their eyes facing up and their mouth facing down. Almost all skates have flat teeth for crushing prey and I see nothing indicating that this one is any different, although it seems to prefer to eat other fish rather than the clams and crustaceans of their kin. Swimming just a couple metres above the sea floor and themselves reaching about 1.5 metres in length, this large fish has its pick of smaller bottom dwellers to eat. I was going to say something poetic about the Pacific White Skate casting a deadly shadow, but at that depth shadows don't really come out too good against all that darkness.
Pacific White Skates are known to lay eggs and leave them in little cases. OK, not that little. The youngster that emerges is already about 25 centimetres long and all set to start crunching and munching.