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White Spotted-Guitarfish The White-Spotted Guitarfish is also known as Guitar Shark or White-Spotted Wedgefish. They have a odd shaped pointed head, short and wide pectoral fins. This one was around 2 meters long.<br />
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This Guitar Shark was one of my wish-list, have seen them in Aquarium and dead in the fish market recently back in my home town Penang, but it was more meaningful to see and swim with them in the ocean.<br />
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White Spotted-Guitarfish

The White-Spotted Guitarfish is also known as Guitar Shark or White-Spotted Wedgefish. They have a odd shaped pointed head, short and wide pectoral fins. This one was around 2 meters long.

This Guitar Shark was one of my wish-list, have seen them in Aquarium and dead in the fish market recently back in my home town Penang, but it was more meaningful to see and swim with them in the ocean.

    comments (4)

  1. Beautiful! Glad you got to see one in its natural habitat! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks, Christine :) Posted 3 months ago
  2. Fantastic species and great photo, Albert! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks, Ferdy :) Posted 3 months ago

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''Rhynchobatus australiae'', also called the white-spotted guitarfish, white-spotted wedgefish or bottlenose wedgefish, is a species of fish in the Rhinidae family. It is found from shallow waters to a depth of at least 60 m in the Indo-Pacific, ranging from the East African coast and the Red Sea, to Taiwan, the Philippines and Australia. It is part of a species complex that also includes the giant guitarfish, the broadnose wedgefish and possibly the smoothnose wedgefish.

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Similar species: Rhinopristiformes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2018. Captured Mar 12, 2018 04:36.
  • TG-5
  • f/3.5
  • 1/80s
  • ISO500
  • 6.86mm