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White Spotted Guitarfish

Rhinobatos albomaculatus Norman 1930

Life Cycle

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Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures (Ref. 50449).
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Trophic Strategy

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Feeds on fish and shrimps (Ref. 28587).
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Biology

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Benthic and more or less stationary in inshore coastal waters. Feeds on fish and shrimps (Ref. 28587). Ovoviviparous. Females have litters of 2-3 pups. Males mature at ca. 46 cm TL, females at ca. 52 cm TL; birth size at ca. 15 cm TL (Ref. 114953).
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Importance

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fisheries: minor commercial; price category: low; price reliability: questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this genus
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White-spotted guitarfish

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The white-spotted guitarfish (Rhinobatos albomaculatus) is a type of ray. It is found in the eastern Atlantic from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola.[2] It reaches a length of approximately 75 cm.[2]

References

  1. ^ G. H. Burgess & R. D. Cavanagh (2008). "Rhinobatos albomaculatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008. Retrieved January 29, 2010.old-form url
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). "Rhinobatos albomaculatus" in FishBase. February 2011 version.
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White-spotted guitarfish: Brief Summary

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The white-spotted guitarfish (Rhinobatos albomaculatus) is a type of ray. It is found in the eastern Atlantic from the Gulf of Guinea to Angola. It reaches a length of approximately 75 cm.

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