Walking behavior in the clearnose skate

Batoidea: Batoids, Cartilaginous Fishes: Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchs: Elasmobranchii, FL, Fishes, Florida, Marine Life, Rajiformes, Rays and Skates, Skates: Rajidae, USA, United States, behavior, benthic, benthos, bottom, clearnose skate: Raja eglanteria, copyrighted, floor, marine, ocean, sand, scuba, scuba diving, sea floor, underwater, underwater photo, walking

Using a pair of modified pelvic fins, internally shaped very much like a thigh, a calf and a foot, the clearnose skate has evolved the ability to walk along its benthic environment. Scientific name – Raja eglanteria