Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis

(Norman, 1926)

Zanzibar guitarfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rhinopristiformes Rhinobatidae

Reference of the original description
Norman, J.R. (1926)
A synopsis of the rays of the family Rhinobatidae, with a revision of the genus Rhinobatus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 96(4), 941–982

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Rhinobatos zanzibarensis, Rhinobatos (Acroteriobatus) zanzibarensis, Rhinobatus zanzibarensis

Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis

Rhinobatos zanzibarensis
Holotype: BMNH: 1868.5.30.4; Paratype: BMNH: 1867.3.9.429;

Description :

Citation: Acroteriobatus zanzibarensis (Norman, 1926): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Zanzibar guitarfish

Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, Zanzibar, Tanzania.

demersal; marine

shark-references Species-ID=14588;