Rhinobatos annandalei Norman, 1926
Annandale's guitarfish
photo by Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO)

Family:  Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes)
Max. size:  89 cm TL (male/unsexed); 65 cm TL (female); max.weight: 2,400.0 g; max.weight: 785.0 g
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine; depth range 40 - 90 m, amphidromous
Distribution:  Indian Ocean: Oman to the Andaman Sea, off Myanmar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Primarily benthic (Ref. 114953). Occurs mainly in the marine environment, but also enters the lower reaches of rivers. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Males mature by 68 cm TL; born at ca. 20 cm TL. Females produces litters up to 6 pups (Ref. 114953). Minimum depth range from Ref. 121775.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 December 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.05.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 06.04.21

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