Glaucostegus halavi (Forsskål, 1775)
Halavi ray
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Rhinobatidae (Guitarfishes), subfamily: Rhinobatinae
 Max. size:  120 cm WD (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 40 m
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea to Gulf of Oman. Nominal records east of Oman need to be confirmed.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found inshore (Ref. 9909). Feed on small mollusks and bony fishes (Ref. 12951). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Utilized where it occurs but information lacking (Ref. 9909).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.06.94
 Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 06.04.10
 Checked by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 05.10.95

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