Image: Giant Guitarfish, Rhynchobatus laevis

Giant Guitarfish, Rhynchobatus laevis

The Head of a frozen Smoothnose Wedgefish at Sydney Aquarium.

Matthew Lockett
© Australian Museum


The specimen was obtained from Sydney Aquarium. The ice on the specimen is due to it being stored in a freezer until it could be picked up. The total length of the fish was 2.46 m. It is now registered in the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.45190-001).

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Tags Rhynchobatus laevis, Giant Guitarfish, Smoothnose Wedgefish, Rhynchobatidae, fishes, ichthyology,