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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rhinobatidae Guitarfishes
Subfamily: Platyrhininae
Genus: Platyrhina

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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.

North Pacific
Max. Length 43.1 cm TL
Platyrhina hyugaensis Iwatsuki, Miyamoto & Nakaya, 2011

Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Platyrhina hyugaensis
[Hyuga fanray]

Photo by Zhang, J.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Platyrhina sinensis (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Photo by Zhang, J.
 
Platyrhina sinensis
[Fanray]

Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 68 cm TL
Platyrhina tangi Iwatsuki, Zhang & Nakaya, 2011

Photo by Iwatsuki, Y.
 
Platyrhina tangi
[Yellow-spotted fanray]
3 Species of Family Rhinobatidae with Genus Platyrhina
(Guitarfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2011 Platyrhina hyugaensis Hyuga fanray North Pacific 43.1 TL
1801 Platyrhina sinensis Fanray Northwest Pacific 68 TL
2011 Platyrhina tangi Yellow-spotted fanray Northwest Pacific 68 TL



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