|Skates on thin ice|
|Dulvy, N.K.; Reynolds, J.D. (2009). Skates on thin ice. Nature (Lond.) 462(7272): 417|
|In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more|
The common skate is not at all common: this large marine fish has 'critically endangered' status. That it turns out to be not one species, but two, is a sharp reminder that good taxonomy must underpin conservation.