Melbourne Skate, Spiniraja whitleyi. Aka Whitley's Skate, with parasitic leeches (Branchellion sp.) on one pectoral fin.  Bicheno Bay, Tasmania, Australia, southwest Pacific Ocean.


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Melbourne Skate

Melbourne Skate, Spiniraja whitleyi. Aka Whitley's Skate, with parasitic leeches (Branchellion sp.) on one pectoral fin. Bicheno Bay, Tasmania, Australia, southwest Pacific Ocean.
Credit to: Blue Planet Archive / Andy Murch

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