Norwegian skate

The Norwegian skate lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 200 - 1000 m environment.

The Norwegian skate ( Raja nidarosiensis / Dipturus nidarosiensis) is a rare fish in the northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean. In Norway this black ray is probably the rarest fish along the coast (except from species that accidentally visit the coats - like the bluefin tuna). More

Norwegian skateboarding community; Jason became the editor of Norway's first skate magazine. A long time political activist and anarchist, he is today partially handicapped due to multiple sclerosis and is unable to skate. He spends most his free time studying Tibetan Buddhism. More

Common names

firændaskata in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Mustavatsarausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Noorse rog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Norwegian skate in English
Pocheteau de Norvège in French (français)
Raja czarnobrzucha in Polish (polski)
Raya noruega in Spanish (español)
Sortbuget rokke in Danish (dansk)
Svartaskøta in Faroese (Føroyskt)
Svartbuksrocka in Swedish (Svenska)
Svartskate in Norwegian (Norsk)
Þrændaskata in Icelandic (Íslenska)
挪威鰩 in Mandarin Chinese
挪威鳐 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rajidae
Genus : Dipturus
Species : Dipturus nidarosiensis
Authority : Storm, 1881