Golden Cownose Ray   RAY
 
 

Scientific Name:
Rhinoptera steindachneri
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Hawkray, Pacific Cownose Ray
Group:
Fishes
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
NT-IUCN: 2006
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru

Facts Summary:
The Golden Cownose Ray (Rhinoptera steindachneri) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "fishes" and found in the following area(s): Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru. This species is also known by the following name(s): Hawkray, Pacific Cownose Ray.


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