Atlantic Guitarfish (Pseudobatos lentiginosus)

Also known as Freckled Guitarfish, Shovelnose Guitarfish, Spotted Guitarfish, Sandshark, Wedgefish

Description

Also known as Freckled Guitarfish, Shovelnose Guitarfish, Spotted Guitarfish, Sandshark, Wedgefish.

Found singly often partially buried or resting on mud, sand and weedy bottoms close to reef patches along shorelines.
They feed on crustaceans and molluscs.
Length - 75cm
Depth - 0-30m
Widespread Western Atlantic

Guitarfish catch their prey by using a suction method called "jumping jacks" when jumping out of the water.

( Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/2548

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