Common Guitarfish

About The Species

The common guitarfish belongs to a group of fish—called elasmobranchs—that includes rays, skates, and sharks. They are found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Under the Endangered Species Act, NOAA Fisheries must list threatened and endangered marine species regardless of where they are found. The common guitarfish is listed as threatened throughout its range under the ESA.

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Status

ESA Threatened - Foreign

throughout its range

Scientific Classification