Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Rajiformes > Family: Rhinobatidae > Genus: Rhinobatos > Species: Rhinobatos cemiculus

Blackchin guitarfish - Rhinobatos cemiculus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Blackchin guitarfish English Fishbase
Guitarra barba negra Spanish Fishbase
Guitarra barbanegra Spanish Fishbase
Guitarrón Spanish Fishbase
Kuntrabaxx Maltese Fishbase
Pesce chitarra Italian Fishbase
Poisson-guitare fouisseur French Fishbase
Poisson-guitare fouisseux French Fishbase
Viola-barba-negra Portuguese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Rhinobatos congolensis (Giltay, 1928)
Rhinobatos rasus (Garman, 1908)
Rhinobatos halavi (non Forsskå1775)
Rhinobatos granulatus (non Cuvier, 1829)
Rhinobatos columnae (non Bonaparte, 1836)
Rhinobatos cemiculus rasus (Garman, 1908)
Rhinobatus cemiculus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1817
Rhinobatus rasus Garman, 1908
Rhinobatus congolensis Giltay, 1928

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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