Cownose ray - Rhinoptera bonasus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Rhinoptera bonasus
Author (Mitchill, 1815)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 160985
Common Names Spanish: gavilán cubanito
English: cownose ray
Spanish: cara de vaca
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
        Subclass: Elasmobranchii
          Superorder: Euselachii
            Order: Myliobatiformes
              Family: Rhinopteridae
                Genus: Rhinoptera
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN160985
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    -
Status - Red List, IUCN
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)15,659
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets63
Year1951 - 2019
Latitude-8.14 - 41.43
Longitude-97.72 - 55.30
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