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Acroteriobatus

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Acroteriobatus is a genus of fish in the Rhinobatidae family. Although its constituent species were previously assigned to Rhinobatos, recent authors treat it as distinct.[1][2]

They are found near the shore off southern Africa and in the northwestern Indian Ocean. They are brownish above, often with a spotted pattern, and reach up to 60–140 cm (2.0–4.6 ft) depending on the exact species.[2]

Species

There are eight currently recognized species in this genus:[1][2]

References

  1. ^ a b Last, P.R.; Séret, B. & Naylor, G.J.P. (2016). "A new species of guitarfish, Rhinobatos borneensis sp. nov. with a redefinition of the family-level classification in the order Rhinopristiformes (Chondrichthyes: Batoidea)". Zootaxa. 4117 (4): 451–475. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4117.4.1. PMID 27395187.
  2. ^ a b c Last; White; de Carvalho; Séret; Stehmann; Naylor, eds. (2016). Rays of the World. CSIRO. pp. 77–86. ISBN 9780643109148.
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Acroteriobatus: Brief Summary

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Acroteriobatus is a genus of fish in the Rhinobatidae family. Although its constituent species were previously assigned to Rhinobatos, recent authors treat it as distinct.

They are found near the shore off southern Africa and in the northwestern Indian Ocean. They are brownish above, often with a spotted pattern, and reach up to 60–140 cm (2.0–4.6 ft) depending on the exact species.

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