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Rhinobatos prahli
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Rhinobatos prahli

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Rhinobatos glaucostigma
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Rhinobatos glaucostigma
Rhinobatos glaucostigma
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Rhinobatos glaucostigma

Rhinobatos leucorhynchus
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Rhinobatos leucorhynchus
Rhinobatos leucorhynchus
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Rhinobatos leucorhynchus

Rhinobatos leucorhynchus
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Rhinobatos leucorhynchus
Rhinobatos prahli
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Rhinobatos prahli

Rhinobatos prahli
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Rhinobatos prahli
Rhinobatos prahli
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Rhinobatos prahli

Rhinobatos prahli
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Rhinobatos prahli
Rhinobatos planiceps
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Rhinobatos planiceps

Rhinobatos productus
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Rhinobatos productus
Kinds
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Overview
Main identification features
  • snout: long pointed
  • disc: length greater than width
  • 1 row thorns midback and tail
RHINOBATOS

GUITARFISHES

Body shark-like with 2 equal-sized dorsal fins; tail asymmetrical, without lower lobe; snout long, pointed, snout with 2 central cartilaginous ridges; producing a triangular disc; large spiracle behind each eye.

A circumtropical genus, except for central Pacific. About 35 species, with 5 of them endemic in our region.


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