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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rhinopristiformes
Family: Rhinobatidae Guitarfishes
Subfamily: Rhinobatinae
Genus: Aptychotrema

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Murch, A.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Aptychotrema rostrata (Shaw, 1794)

Photo by Murch, A.
 
Aptychotrema rostrata
[Eastern shovelnose ray]
No picture found
Western Pacific
Max. Length 58.2 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema timorensis
[Spotted shovelnose ray]
No picture found
Eastern Indian Ocean
Max. Length 84 cm TL

 
Aptychotrema vincentiana
[Western shovelnose ray]
3 Species of Family Rhinobatidae
Subfamily: Rhinobatinae with Genus Aptychotrema
(Guitarfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1794 Aptychotrema rostrata Eastern shovelnose ray Western Pacific 120 TL
2004 Aptychotrema timorensis Spotted shovelnose ray Western Pacific 58.2 TL
1885 Aptychotrema vincentiana Western shovelnose ray Eastern Indian Ocean 84 TL



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