Critically endangered, the strange, ancient-looking Bowmouth Guitarfish, Rhina ancylostoma, shares characteristics of both sharks and rays, with the well-developed tail and fins of the former, as well as ventrally-located mouth and gill openings of the latter.  Similan Islands Marine National Park, Thailand, Andaman Sea


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Bowmouth Guitarfish, Rhina ancylostoma, Similan Islands, Thailand

Critically endangered, the strange, ancient-looking Bowmouth Guitarfish, Rhina ancylostoma, shares characteristics of both sharks and rays, with the well-developed tail and fins of the former, as well as ventrally-located mouth and gill openings of the latter. Similan Islands Marine National Park, Thailand, Andaman Sea
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Mark Strickland

Image dimensions: 5400x3600
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