Rhinoptera peli

Bleeker, 1863

Classification: Elasmobranchii Myliobatiformes Rhinopteridae

Reference of the original description
Bleeker, P. (1863)
Mémoire sur les poissons de la côte de Guinée. Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem, (Ser. 2), 18, 1–136

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Rhinoptera peli Bleeker, 1863 in Bleeker 1863, Plate 1

Rhinoptera peli
Holotype: RMNH: 4263

Description :

Citation: Rhinoptera peli Bleeker, 1863: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Short Description
small cownose ray, lozenge-sharped disc, long whip-like tail, narrow internasal space, dorsal-fin origin well behind pectoral-fin insertions, and central 3 rows of teeth in each jaw relatively narrow. [24887]

Eastern Central Atlantic, Mauritania to Libera [24887]

Size / Weight / Age
40 cm DW [24887]

Teeth plate like, 7-9 rows 8usually 7 rows) in each jaw [24887]

shark-references Species-ID=9917;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Duplicibothrium collosum Stephan & Caira, 2022 [30539]