Guitarfish (Rhynchobatus djiddensis)

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Average size: 7 ft / 2.1 m
Maximum size:
Bowmouth Guitarfish: 7.8 ft / 2.4 m (photo)
Giant Guitarfish: 10 ft / 3 m
Color: olive-green above with rows of small white spots,white below.
Note: we encounter both Bowmouth and Giant Guitarfish, a.k.a. Giant Guitar Shark. Often seen in large numbers resting at Sandshark Gulley on Protea Banks.
Season to encounter Guitarfish

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