Sighting Detail

ID#1695
ByEwald Ellis ()
DateThursday 07 January 2016
Verified
SpeciesWhite spotted Guitarfish (Rhinobatos albomaculatus)
Quantityx2
Sexunknown
Length2.0m
TypeShore Angling
ConfidenceCertain
ConditionsCalm
VisibilityExcellent
Depth4.0m
Seen From
LocationMonkey Mia, Shark Bay:  -25.793, 113.717, Indian Ocean
Notes

Two female Guitar Sharks caught simultaneously in the channel in front of the Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort. Both were successfully caught, captured and released.

Verifier's Comments

Originally identified as Rhinobatos thouiniana - reclassified as Rhinobatos albomaculatus