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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various marine cartilaginous fishes chiefly of the family Rhinobatidae, having a flattened guitar-shaped body, with the pectoral fins fused to the sides of the head.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shark-like ray of the family Rhinobatidæ, inhabiting warm seas; specifically, Rhinobatus productus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A primitive tropical bottom-dwelling ray of the family Rhinobatidae with a guitar-shaped body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of the fish in the Rhinobatidae family of rays.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun primitive tropical bottom-dwelling ray with a guitar-shaped body

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Examples

  • Do a google image search of "guitarfish" if you'd like to see several other examples of this species.

    Quote: "Russian Fishermen Catch Squeaking Alien and Eat It"

  • Migrant pelagic include tunnies Thunnus spp., smalltooth sawfish Pristis pectinata guitarfish Rhinobatos spp., and smooth hammerhead shark Sphyrna zygaena.

    Banc d'Arguin National Park, Mauritania

  • Endless Ocean This game is nothing less than a drug-trip simulator, immersing you in an "ocean" of pharmaceutical stimulation where you view such long-standing symbols of drug culture as dolphins, humpback whales and bowmouth guitarfish.

    More 'Filthy' Games to Drive Fox News Crazy

  • The Gulf is an area valuable to science, increasingly important for tourism and is an important economic fishery, especially for blue shrimp, corvina, northern milkfish, sierra, manta ray, guitarfish, shark, crab and clam.

    Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, Mexico

  • Endless Ocean This game is nothing less than a drug-trip simulator, immersing you in an "ocean" of pharmaceutical stimulation where you view such long-standing symbols of drug culture as dolphins, humpback whales and bowmouth guitarfish.

    Alt Text: More 'Filthy' Games to Drive Fox News Crazy

  • Many of the pieces reference nautical themes, from glistening metal benches shaped like a school of shovelnose guitarfish by Leslie Bruning, to Russell Baldon's "Moor" chairs made of cypress trees that are fastened to metal bollards like ships.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • The 80 animals on display include cownose rays, guitarfish, leopard whiptail rays, epaulette sharks, zebra sharks, and blacknose sharks.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • At a glace it looks like a demented guitarfish but I don't think that's what it actually is.

    Documenting Reality

  • At a glace it looks like a demented guitarfish but I don't think that's what it actually is.

    Documenting Reality

  • "Species such as the Spot-tail shark, Bowmouth guitarfish and the Blacktip Shark are also being targeted and they are classified as vulnerable," Mr Teasdale said.

    UnderwaterTimes.com News of the Underwater World

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