Glaucostegus halavi

(FORSSKÅL, 1775)


Halavi's guitarfish
Classification: Elasmobranchii Rhinopristiformes Glaucostegidae

Reference of the original description
FORSKÅL, P. (1775)
Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Hauniae. Descriptiones animalium quae in itinere ad Maris Australis terras per annos 1772 1773 et 1774 suscepto, ...: 1–20 + i–xxxiv + 1–164, map. [Pisces on pp. x–xix and 22–76.

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Raia halavi, Raja halavi, Rhinobatis halavi, Rhinobatos halavi, Rhinobatos (Glaucostegus) halavi, Rhinobatus halavi, Rhinobatus (Rhinobatus) halavi, Rhynchobatus halavi

Types
Glaucostegus halavi



Description :


Citation: Glaucostegus halavi (FORSSKÅL, 1775): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2019

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Glaucostegus halavi (FORSSKÅL, 1775), © FAO
Common names
eng Halavi guitarfish, eng Halavi ray

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to Gulf of Oman. Nominal records east of Oman need to be confirmed. First records: 2012: Persian Gulf, at Mina Zayed fish market quayside, Abu Dhabi [16482]; Source: www.gbif.org

Biology
Found inshore (Ref. 9909). Feed on small mollusks and bony fishes [1658]. Ovoviviparous [733]. Utilized where it occurs but information lacking (Ref. 9909). Subtropical

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 120 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 8630)

Habitat
Benthopelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 40 m [20218]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=10722;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Cestoda
  • Anthobothrium crenulatum SUBHAPRADHA, 1955 [16423]
  • Echinobothrium affine DIESING, 1863 [16410]
  • Grillotia (Christianella) minuta (VAN BENEDEN, 1849) [16112]
  • Pseudochristianella southwelli CAMPBELL & BEVERIDGE, 1990 [16280] [16112]

Copepoda
Isopoda
  • Praniza rhinobatis KOSSMANN, 1880 [23898]