Pseudobatos glaucostigmus (Jordan & Gilbert, 1883)
Speckled guitarfish
photo by FAO

Family:  Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes)
Max. size:  89 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 1 - 112 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador.
Biology:  Benthic in shallow waters over soft bottom (Ref. 9262). Adults feed on prawns and crabs, juveniles mainly amphipod crustaceans (Ref. 114953). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 03 December 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 02.06.95
Modified by: Abucay, Luisa - 08.08.19

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