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Rhinobatos rhinobatos


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lexID:
4911 
Scientific:
Rhinobatos rhinobatos 
German:
Geigenrochen 
English:
Common guitarfish 
Category:
Rokker 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Rajiformes (Order) > Rhinobatidae (Family) > Rhinobatos (Genus) > rhinobatos (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Togo, the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Benin, Straße von Gibralta, Congo, São Tomé e Principé, West Sahara, the Canary Islands, Nigeria, Bay of Biscay, Israel, Morocco, Algerie, Angola, Atlanderhavet, Øst, Egypt, Europakysten, Kapp Verde, Middelhavet, Spania, Vest-Afrika 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
80 cm - 147 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Blekksprut, Krabb, Krepsdyr, Languster, Reker, Rock shrimps, Sepia, Små fisk, Taskekrabbe 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Endangered (EN) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Rhinobatos albomaculatus
  • Rhinobatos annandalei
  • Rhinobatos blochii
  • Rhinobatos cemiculus
  • Rhinobatos formosensis
  • Rhinobatos holcorhynchus
  • Rhinobatos hynnicephalus
  • Rhinobatos irvinei
  • Rhinobatos jimbaranensis
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-10 12:03:28 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Special thanks to Christian Coudre, France, merci.

IUCN Red List: Endangered

Distribution:
Eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay to Angola, including Mediterranean Sea.

Biology:
Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms, from the intertidal zone to about 100 m. Sometimes near rocky reefs. Slow swimming over bottom or partially buried. Feeds on benthic invertebrates and fishes.
Ovoviviparous, one or two litters per year with 4-10 embryos.

Synonymised taxa:
Leiobatus panduratus Rafinesque, 1810
Raia columnae Blainville, 1816
Raja rhinobatos Linnaeus, 1758
Rhinobatus columnae Bonaparte, 1836
Rhinobatus duhameli Blainville, 1825
Rhinobatus rhinobatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Squatinoraja colonna Nardo, 1824

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