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Recent observations

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What

wedgefishes Genus Rhynchobatus

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

March 27, 2013 05:49 PM HKT

Description

Sharks and Rays (Subclass Elasmobranchii)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Shovelnose Ray Aptychotrema rostrata

Observer

miky2rude

Date

January 18, 2015 01:32 PM AEST

Description

Observed swimming in the shallows at happy bay Long Island in the whitsundays

The Eastern Shovelnose Ray can be recognised by its wedge-shaped disc, its long triangular snout and its colouration. It is usually sandy-coloured above and may have darker blotches. The lower surface is white with irregular dark flecks. the species grows to 1.2 m in length. - See more at: http://australianmuseum.net.au/Eastern-Shovelnose-Ray-Aptychotrema-rostrata/#sthash.MqSEHKTY.dpuf

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thornback Guitarfish Platyrhinoidis triseriata

Observer

john8

Date

August 13, 2008 02:29 PM PDT

Description

Found dead on Imperial Beach

Photos / Sounds

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What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 11:30 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 13, 2014 12:37 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Pb010199

What

White-spotted Guitarfish Rhynchobatus australiae

Observer

davidr

Date

November 1, 2014 11:10 AM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Guitarfish (Rhynchobatus djiddensis) Rhynchobatus djiddensis

Observer

ctnash

Date

November 18, 2014 01:28 PM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

1.5m. Shovel nosed shark

Photos / Sounds

Pa310064

Observer

davidr

Date

October 31, 2014 10:51 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Atlantic Guitarfish Rhinobatos lentiginosus

Observer

fundacionmalpelo

Date

April 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Small female covered in sand resting.

Observation was done during the 1st Colombian Scientific Expedition to the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

azchipka

Date

May 29, 2012 10:37 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

knightericm

Date

July 23, 2014 05:53 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shovelnose Guitarfish Rhinobatos productus

Observer

longwell

Date

October 21, 2013 01:48 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

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. They often travel in large schools.

No range data available.