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Rhinobatos rhinobatos (Mediterranean longnose; Lengthened shape; Guitarfish; Common violinfish; Common mediterranean guitarfish; Common guitarfish)

Synonyms: Leiobatus panduratus; Raja rhinobatos; Rhinobathos rhinobathos; Rhinobatis duhameli; Rhinobatus columnae; Rhinobatus rhinobatus; Squatinoraja colonna
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Wikipedia Abstract

The Common guitarfish (Rhinobatos rhinobatos) is a species of bottom dwelling fish in the Rhinobatidae family. They often thrive along coastal inshore areas, making them very easy to catch.
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Rhinobatos rhinobatos

Prey / Diet

Crangon crangon (common shrimp)[1]
Decapterus punctatus (Summer stonebrass)[2]
Engraulis encrasicolus (Southern African anchovy)[2]
Farfantepenaeus notialis (camarón rosado sureño)[3]
Laetmonice hystrix[4]
Squilla mantis[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Bothus podas (Wide-eyed flounder)1
Citharus linguatula (Spotted flounder)1
Coelorinchus caelorhincus (Saddled grenadier)1
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)2
Ctenolabrus rupestris (Rock cook)1
Etmopterus spinax (Black centrina)1
Fistularia commersonii (Bluespotted cornetfish)1
Gadus morhua (rock cod)1
Galeus melastomus (Black-mouth catshark)1
Lepidorhombus boscii (Whiff)2
Merlangius merlangus (Whiting)1
Merluccius merluccius (Herring hake)1
Mullus barbatus (red mullet)1
Mullus surmuletus (Red mullet)1
Myoxocephalus scorpius (Short-spined sea scorpion)1
Oblada melanura (Saddled seabream)1
Pagellus acarne (Spanish seabream)2
Platichthys flesus (North Atlantic flounder)1
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)1
Pomadasys incisus (Bastard grunt)1
Pomatoschistus microps (Common goby)1
Pomatoschistus minutus (freckled goby)1
Raja brachyura (Blond ray)1
Raja montagui (Homelyn ray)1
Saurida undosquamis (Brushtooth lizardfish)1
Scorpaena porcus (Black scorpion fish)1
Squalus acanthias (Common spiny)1
Synodus foetens (Soapfish)1
Synodus saurus (Atlantic lizardfish)1
Thunnus atlanticus (Deep-bodied tunny)1
Trachurus mediterraneus (Mediterranean scad)1
Xiphias gladius (Swordfish)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Calicotyle vicina[5]
Echinobothrium euterpes[5]
Neoheterocotyle ktarii[5]
Paranisakis squatinae <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Acquario di Genova
Terra Natura S.A.

Distribution

Aegean Sea; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Northeast; Benin; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Cameroon; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Croatia; Cyprus; Côte d'Ivoire; Eastern Atlantic: southern Bay of Biscay to Angola, including Mediterranean Sea.; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; France; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Gibraltar; Greece; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Iberian Coastal; Israel; Italy; Lebanon; Liberia; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Malta; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Monaco; Morocco; Nigeria; Sao Tomé and Principe; Sea of Marmara; Senegal; Serbia and Montenegro; Sierra Leone; Slovenia; Spain; Syrian Arab Republic; Togo; Tunisia; Turkey; Western Sahara;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1DIET OF COMMON GUITARFISH (RHINOBATOS RHINOBATOS L., 1758) IN THE ISKENDERUN BAY (NORTHEASTERN MEDITERRANEAN), Nuri Basusta, Sefa Ayhan Demirhan, Murat Karalar and Mustafa Cekic, Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 38, 2007, p. 426 2Food composition and distribution of elasmobranches on the shelf and upper slope of the Eastern Central Atlantic., Patokina F.A., Litvinov F.F., ICES CM 2005/N:26 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 4"Diet of two selachians common to the Gulf of Gabes (Tunisia): Rhinobatos rhinobatos (Linnè, 1758) and Rhinobatos cemiculus (Geoffroy Sainte-Hilarie, 1817)", Capapé C, Zaouali J., Arch Inst Pasteur Tunis. 1979 Sep; 56(3):285-306. 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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