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Family: Glaucostegidae Giant guitarfishes



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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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