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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rhinopristiformes
Family: Trygonorrhinidae Banjo rays, Fiddler rays

Genus: Aptychotrema

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Western Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Aptychotrema rostrata (Shaw, 1794)

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Aptychotrema rostrata
[Eastern shovelnose ray]
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Max. Length 58.2 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema timorensis
[Spotted shovelnose ray]
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Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema vincentiana
[Western shovelnose ray]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aptychotrema rostrata Eastern shovelnose ray Western Pacific 120 TL 1794
Aptychotrema timorensis Spotted shovelnose ray Western Pacific 58.2 TL 2004
Aptychotrema vincentiana Western shovelnose ray Eastern Indian Ocean 84 TL 1885



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