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Pseudobatos

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Pseudobatos is a genus of fish in the Rhinobatidae family.[1] Although its constituent species were previously assigned to Rhinobatos, recent authors treat it as distinct.[2][3]

They are found in warmer coastal parts of the Americas, ranging from northern Chile to California (USA) on the Pacific side, and from northeastern Argentina to North Carolina (USA) on the Atlantic side. They are brownish or grayish above, and reach up to 70–170 cm (2.3–5.6 ft) depending on the exact species.[3]

Species

There are nine currently recognized species in this genus:

References

  1. ^ Wilga, C.D.; Motta, P.J. (1998). "Feeding mechanism of the Atlantic guitarfish Rhinobatos lentiginosus: Modulation of kinematic and motor activity". Journal of Experimental Biology. 201 (23): 3167–3184.
  2. ^ Last, P.R., Séret, B. and 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.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b Last; White; de Carvalho; Séret; Stehmann; Naylor, eds. (2016). Rays of the World. CSIRO. pp. 87–94. ISBN 9780643109148.
  4. ^ Rutledge, Kelsi M. (2019-08-01). "A New Guitarfish of the Genus Pseudobatos (Batoidea: Rhinobatidae) with Key to the Guitarfishes of the Gulf of California". Copeia. 107 (3): 451–463. doi:10.1643/CI-18-166. ISSN 0045-8511.
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Pseudobatos: Brief Summary

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Pseudobatos 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 in warmer coastal parts of the Americas, ranging from northern Chile to California (USA) on the Pacific side, and from northeastern Argentina to North Carolina (USA) on the Atlantic side. They are brownish or grayish above, and reach up to 70–170 cm (2.3–5.6 ft) depending on the exact species.

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