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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rhinopristiformes
Family: Rhinobatidae Guitarfishes

Genus: Pseudobatos

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Pseudobatos glaucostigmus Speckled guitarfish Eastern Central Pacific 89 TL 1883
Pseudobatos horkelii Brazilian guitarfish Western South Atlantic 138 TL 1841
Pseudobatos lentiginosus Atlantic guitarfish Western Atlantic 76 TL 1880
Pseudobatos leucorhynchus Whitesnout guitarfish Eastern Central Pacific 118 TL 1867
Pseudobatos percellens Chola guitarfish Western Atlantic 100 WD 1792
Pseudobatos planiceps Pacific guitarfish Eastern Pacific 113.5 TL 1880
Pseudobatos prahli Gorgona guitarfish Eastern Pacific 90 TL 1995
Pseudobatos productus Shovelnose guitarfish Eastern Pacific 170 TL 1854



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