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The Guitarfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 1 - 91 m , usually 1 - 13 m environment.

The guitarfish are a family, Rhinobatidae, of rays. The guitarfish are known for an elongated body with a flattened head and trunk and small ray like wings. The combined range of the various species is tropical, subtropical and temperate waters worldwide. More

Atlantic guitarfish belong to the subclass Elasmobranchii, which includes stingrays, skates, and sharks. The Atlantic guitarfish was originally named Rhinobatos lentiginosus by Garman in 1880 and this name is still valid today. More

Shovelnose Guitarfish cruise the sandy flats of La Jolla's Ecological Reserve! guitarfishA long, pointed snout and a guitar-shaped body give the shovelnose guitarfish its unique name. Compressed from belly to back, guitarfish bodies are attuned to life on the sand. More

Shovelnose Guitarfish Photos and Species Information for Fish Caught in Mexico See current, on-the-spot sportfishing reports and photographs of fish caught at Mexico's top vacation spots in this week's edition of "Mexico Fishing News" and see hundreds of other fish pictures and More

This is just the beginning! First of all, the guitarfish is really a type of fish that is similar to a stingray. In this story for children, however, a guitar is tossed off a boat by a frustrated musician. More

glaucostigna: The Speckled Guitarfish has an upper surface that is brown with symmetrically arranged slated grey spots around the eyes and on the extreme upper back (as pictured below). More

View all available Banded Guitarfish Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Banded Guitarfish. Latin Name: Zapteryx exasperata. Family: Rhinobatidae Identification: Disc width and length roughly equal. More

guitarfish its common name. Compressed from belly to back, guitarfish bodies are attuned to life on the sand. Colors that range from olive to sandy brown on their upper body and white below help shovelnose guitarfish blend into their sandy seafloor habitat. More

Description: The body of the shovelnose guitarfish is depressed and gradually tapers into the tail; the disk is longer than wide. The snout is rather long and rounded at the tip. The color is gray above becoming lighter below. More

Guitarfish can be found in abundance off our beaches here at Doheny. Baby Guitarfish have been seen in as little as a foot of water or less. More

The largest bowmouth guitarfish on record was 2.9 m (9.5 ft) long. However, animals above 2.44 m (8 ft) in length are rare. More

guitarfish definition ☆ guitar·fish (-fis̸h′) noun pl. guitarfish -·fish′, guitarfishes -·fish′es any of an order (Rhinobatiformes) of cartilaginous fishes with a long, narrow sharklike tail and a broad raylike body Etymology: . More

The bowmouth guitarfish feeds on shrimps, crabs and shellfish. More

View all available Shovelnose Guitarfish Pictures in the Shark Pictures Database Common Names: Shovelnose Guitarfish, Californian Guitarfish, Shovelnose Ray. More

The bowhead guitarfish, often described as prehistoric in appearance, is considered by some scientists to be the ‘missing link’ between sharks and rays based on the ray-like placement of More

Show IPA Use guitarfish in a SentenceSee web results for guitarfishSee images of guitarfish–noun, plural (especially collectively ) -fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species ) -fish⋅es. More

The bowmouth guitarfish can be found at the western extent of its range from the Red Sea south through East Africa to as far south as South Africa. More

Giant Guitarfish Rhynchobatos djiddensis Image: 24M2740-01 Request Image License Fee Add Photo to Lightbox View Larger Photo View your Lightbox Order Print of Photo Giant Guitarfish More

Common names

Amerikankitararausku in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Amerikansk guitarfisk in Danish (dansk)
Guitarfish in English
Guitarra in sp
Guitarra trompa pala in Spanish (español)
Guitarra viola in Spanish (español)
Pointed-nose guitarfish in English
Poisson-guitare spatule in French (français)
Rejnokovec kalifornský in Czech (česky)
Rhinobatos productus in Catalan (Català)
Rhinobatos productus in Italian (Italiano)
Rocha aksamitna in Polish (polski)
Schuifsnuitgitaarrog in Dutch (Nederlands)
Shovel-nose shark in English
shovelnose guitarfish in English
环吻犁头鳐 in Mandarin Chinese
環吻犁頭鰩 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Rajiformes
Family : Rhinobatidae
Genus : Rhinobatos
Species : Rhinobatos productus
Authority : Ayres, 1854