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Rhinobatos punctifer Spotted guitarfish

Rhinobatos punctiferis commonly referred to as Spotted guitarfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended.


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Rhinobatos punctifer - Geigenrochen (c) by De Jong Marinelife


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lexID:
5537 
AphiaID:
213641 
Scientific:
Rhinobatos punctifer 
German:
Geigenrochen 
English:
Spotted Guitarfish 
Category:
Stingrays 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Rajiformes (Order) > Rhinobatidae (Family) > Rhinobatos (Genus) > punctifer (Species) 
Initial determination:
Compagno & Randall, 1987 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
up to 31.5" (80 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Crabs, Crustaceans, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Lobster, Schrimps, Sepia, Snails, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
1099.89 gal (~ 5000L) 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Rhinobatos albomaculatus
  • Rhinobatos annandalei
  • Rhinobatos blochii
  • Rhinobatos cemiculus
  • Rhinobatos formosensis
  • Rhinobatos holcorhynchus
  • Rhinobatos hynnicephalus
  • Rhinobatos irvinei
  • Rhinobatos jimbaranensis
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-28 13:57:12 

Info

Rhinobatos punctifer Compagno & Randall, 1987
Spotted guitarfish


Classification
Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) >
Rajiformes (Skates and rays) >
Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes) >
Rhinobatinae

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  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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