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Bowmouth Guitarfish
These endangered rays are often mistaken for a shark
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Fun Facts

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Defences
The thorny ridges above their eyes and pectoral fins deter predators.
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Appearance
They have a flattened, broad, round head that tapers off to a tail that looks like a shark's.
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Did you know?
Their strong jaws are adapted to feed on crustaceans and molluscs.
Icon_80x80_Defences
Defences
The thorny ridges above their eyes and pectoral fins deter predators.
Icon-DI-80x80-appearance
Appearance
They have a flattened, broad, round head that tapers off to a tail that looks like a shark's.

About the Bowmouth Guitarfish

    In the Wild
    They are critically endangered as they are hunted for their fins and are unable to recover their numbers due to a slow reproduction rate.
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