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Family: Glaucostegidae Giant guitarfishes



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7 species
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Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 242 cm TL
Glaucostegus cemiculus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817)

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Glaucostegus cemiculus
[Blackchin guitarfish]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 280 cm SL
Glaucostegus granulatus (Cuvier, 1829)

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Glaucostegus granulatus
[Granulated guitarfish]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm WD
Glaucostegus halavi (Forsskål, 1775)

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Glaucostegus halavi
[Halavi ray]

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Northern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 93 cm TL
Glaucostegus obtusus (Müller & Henle, 1841)

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Glaucostegus obtusus
[Widenose guitarfish]
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Western Indian Ocean

 
Glaucostegus petiti
[Madagascar guitarfish]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Glaucostegus thouin (Anonymous [Lacepède], 1798)

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Glaucostegus thouin
[Thouin ray]

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Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 270 cm TL
Glaucostegus typus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

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Glaucostegus typus
[Giant shovelnose ray]



7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Glaucostegus cemiculus Blackchin guitarfish Eastern Atlantic 242 TL 1817
Glaucostegus granulatus Granulated guitarfish Indo-West Pacific 280 SL 1829
Glaucostegus halavi Halavi ray Indo-West Pacific 120 WD 1775
Glaucostegus obtusus Widenose guitarfish Northern Indian Ocean 93 TL 1841
Glaucostegus petiti Madagascar guitarfish Western Indian Ocean 1929
Glaucostegus thouin Thouin ray Indo-West Pacific 300 TL 1798
Glaucostegus typus Giant shovelnose ray Indo-West Pacific 270 TL 1830



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