While subsistence salmon fishing, community members from Port Heiden found a skate in the net, which is unusual for them.
When the fisherman Lars-Ivar Dale pulled up his net, he suddenly saw a species of fish he had never seen before. Fish scientist is now asking for help.
It is unusual for skates to wash up on the beach.
9-13-12 Unusual skate on Arctic beach - Barrow, Alaska, USA
An unusual skeleton of a fish was found on the tide line in Kasitsna Bay.