Acroteriobatus salalah (Randall & Compagno, 1995)
Salalah guitarfish
Acroteriobatus salalah
photo by Khan, M.M.

Family:  Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes)
Max. size:  78 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Oman to Pakistan (Arabian Sea).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found inshore in inner continental shelf. Males mature at ca 62 cm TL, born at ca. 18 cm TL; produces 1-6 pups (Ref. 114953). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 08 February 2017 (A2d+3d) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.09.96
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.08.19

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