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Family: Rhinidae Wedgefishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Rhina ancylostoma Bowmouth guitarfish Indo-West Pacific 300 TL 1801
Rhynchobatus australiae Bottlenose wedgefish Indo-West Pacific 300 TL 1939
Rhynchobatus cooki Clown wedgefish Western Pacific 81 TL 2016
Rhynchobatus djiddensis Giant guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 310 TL 1775
Rhynchobatus immaculatus Taiwanese Wedgefish Northwest Pacific 99 TL 2013
Rhynchobatus laevis Smoothnose wedgefish Indo-West Pacific 270 TL 1801
Rhynchobatus luebberti African wedgefish Eastern Atlantic 300 TL 1915
Rhynchobatus palpebratus Eyebrow wedgefish Indo-West Pacific 262 TL 2008
Rhynchobatus springeri Broadnose wedgefish Indo-Malay 215 TL 2010
Rhynchorhina mauritaniensis False shark ray North-East Atlantic 224 TL 2016



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