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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatidae 
AphiaID: 105712

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBatoidea (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRajiformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorguitarfishes  [details]
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taxa (30)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhininae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhina
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhinoidis Garman, 1881
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZanobatus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscobatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhina
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhinoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyrhinoidis Garman, 1881
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhininae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhina Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAptychotrema
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlaucostegus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsistes Jordan, 1919
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygonorrhina Müller & Henle, 1838
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZapteryx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiobatus Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobates accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatis Philippi, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsistes Jordan, 1919
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquatinoraja accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyrrhina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrigonorhina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygonorrhina Müller & Henle, 1838
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygonorhina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrygonorrhina Müller & Henle, 1838
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus Müller & Henle, 1837
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRynchobatus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinchobatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus Müller & Henle, 1837
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinobatos Linck, 1790
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncobatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatis Philippi, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsistes Jordan, 1919
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncobatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchobatus Müller & Henle, 1837
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans mostly in tropical coastal waters. Body form intermediate between that of a shark and a skate. Also called shovelnose sharks. Numerous small, blunt teeth in jaws. Two large dorsal fins; caudal fin well developed. Denticles arranged in a row on dorsal midline. No spine in tail. They reach moderate to large size and are important commercial species in many coastal nations. Ovoviviparous. Feed on bottom organisms, including molluscs and crustaceans, but will also take small fishes.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105712
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Rhinobatidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105712 on 2014-07-28
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