Glaucostegus granulatus

(CUVIER, 1829)


Granulated guitarfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rhinopristiformes Glaucostegidae

Reference of the original description
CUVIER, G.L.C.F.D. (1829)
Le règne animal, distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. Edition 2. Paris, Déterville, de l'Impr. de A. Belin,

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Glaucostegus cf. granulatus, Glaucostegus microphthalmus, Rhinobatis granulatus, Rhinobatos granulatus, Rhinobatos microphthalmus, Rhinobatos (Glaucostegus) granulatus, Rhinobatos (Glaucostegus) microphthalmus, Rhinobatus acutus, Rhinobatus granulatus, Rhinobatus philippi, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) granulatus, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) philippi, Rhynchobatus granulatus

Types
Glaucostegus granulatus
Syntype: MNHN: 1254; MNHN: 1253;
Rhinobatos microphthalmus
Holotype: TFRI: 3089;
Rhinobatus acutus
Holotype: MCZ: 807-S
Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) philippi
Holotype: ZMB: 4553


Description :


Citation: Glaucostegus granulatus (CUVIER, 1829): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Common names
deu \(T\) Geigenrochen, eng Granulated guitarfish, eng Granulated shovel-nose ray, eng Granulated shovelnose ray, eng Rough shovelnose ray, eng Sharpnose guitarfish, eng Slough fish

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Thailand and Viet Nam. Possibly occurring in China, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo), Philippines, New Guinea, and Bougainville Islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: commercial

Biology
Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), with embryos feeding initially on yolk, then receiving additional nourishment from the mother by indirect absorption of uterine fluid enriched with mucus, fat or protein through specialised structures [733]. Ranges from the intertidal to offshore continental shelves down to 119 m (Ref. 9909). A carnivorous fish that feeds on large shellfishes (Ref. 58784).

Size / Weight / Age
280 cm SL (male/unsexed; [20218])

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range ? - 119 m (Ref. 9909)

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=10670;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Monogenea
  • Neoheterocotyle rhinobatis (PILLAI & PILLAI, 1976) CHISHOLM & WHITTINGTON, 1997 [17439]

Cestoda
  • Acanthobothrium benedeni (LÖNNBERG, 1889) [16448]
  • Acanthobothrium satyanarayanaraoi SARADA, LAKSHMI & RAO, 1993 [8183]
  • Anthobothrium sasoonense SRIVASTAV & SRIVASTAVA, 1988 [16415]
  • Cephalobothrium gogadevensis PRAMANIK & MANNA, 2005 [16371]
  • Echeneibothrium filamentosum SUBHAPRADHA, 1955 [16423]
  • Echeneibothrium oligotesticularis SUBRAMANIAM, 1940 [16426]
  • Echinobothrium rhynchobati (KHALIL & ABDUL-SALAM, 1989) [16343] [16430] [19536] [24101]
  • Floriparicapitus rhinobatidis (SUBHAPRADHA, 1955) [16423] [21566]
  • Marsupiobothrium rhinobati SHINDE & DESHMUKH, 1980 [16400]
  • Orectolobicestus chiloscylli (SUBHAPRADHA, 1955) RUHNKE, CAIRA & CARPENTER, 2006 [16423] [16443] [7406]
  • Polypocephalus affinis SUBHAPRADHA, 1951 [16424]
  • Polypocephalus radiatus BRAUN, 1878 [16338]
  • Polypocephalus rhinobatidis SUBHAPRADHA, 1951 [16424]
  • Rhinebothrium kruppi GOLESTANINASAB & MALEK, 2016 [24232]
  • Rhinebothrium persicum GOLESTANINASAB & MALEK, 2016 [24232]
  • Rhinebothrium sp. [20454]
  • Tylocephalum rhinobatii (DESHMUKH, 1980) [16231]

Nematoda
  • Mawsonascaris zhoui LI, XU & ZHANG, 2012 [15762]