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Whitespot Giant Guitarfish
Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Batoidei - rays and skates »  family Rhynchobatidae »  genus Rhynchobatus

Scientific synonyms

Raja djiddensis Forsskål, 1775
Rhinchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhinobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhinobatus laevis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Rhinobatus maculata Ehrenberg, 1829
Rhynchobatus djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhynchobatus djidensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhyncobatis djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhyncobatus djeddensis (Forsskål, 1775)
Rhyncobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)

Other names

= Giant Sandshark
= Guitar Fish
= Plough Fish
= White Spotted Shovelnose Guitarfish
= White Spotted Shovelnose Ray
= White-spotted Guitarfish
= White-spotted Shovelnose
= White-spotted Shovelnose Ray
= White-spotted Wedgefish

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23453]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [5503]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [39394]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forsskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Forskål, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Rhynchobatus djiddensis]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Rhynchobatus djiddensis]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013

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