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Zapteryx xyster

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lexID:
6745 
AphiaID:
283214 
Scientific:
Zapteryx xyster 
German:
Geigenrochen 
English:
Southern Banded Guitarfish 
Category:
Raies 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Rajiformes (Order) > Rhinobatidae (Family) > Zapteryx (Genus) > xyster (Species) 
Initial determination:
Jordan & Evermann, 1896 
Occurrence:
Colombie, Pacifique Est, Panama 
Size:
bis zu 75cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
arénicole, chair de moules, escargots 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-02-15 09:21:32 

Husbandry

The guitarfish are a family, Rhinobatidae, of rays. The guitarfish are known for an elongated body with a flattened head and trunk and small ray like wings.

The southern banded guitarfish (Zapteryx xyster) is a species of fish in the Rhinobatidae family. It is found in Colombia and Panama. Its natural habitat is coral reefs.


Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rhinobatidae
Genus: Zapteryx
Species: Z. xyster
Binomial name
Zapteryx xyster
D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896

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