Rhinobatos lionotus Norman, 1926
Smoothback guitarfish
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Family:  Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes), subfamily: Rhinobatinae
Max. size:  75 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 70 m, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: West Bengal to Myanmar, upper Bay of Bengal (India) to possibly Arabian Sea; Sri Lanka (Ref. 114953).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits river mouths. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Confused with other species in the Indian Ocean, biology unknown (Ref. 114953).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.05.95
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 18.07.18
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.03.03

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