Shovelnose Guitarfish

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Shovelnose Guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus: Photo courtesy Trout Traubman. I.D. courtesy Peter Langstraat.

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Shovelnose Guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus: Length 53 inches, caught while fishing from the beach at San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico, October 1993, on squid and 9-pound line. Note the "face" on the bottom side of the fish's head. This odd "look" was featured in one of the best-known photos in Ray Cannon's book, The Sea of Cortez. Description and photos courtesy Peter Langstraat.

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