Giant Shovelnose Ray (species: Glaucostegus typus) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Glaucostegus typus
Giant Shovelnose Ray

©Katie Williamson: Glaucostegus typus near Loomis Beach, Lizard Island lagoon.

©Anne Hoggett: Giant Shovelnose Ray about 1.4 metres long at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: A juvenile Giant Shovelnose Ray about 20 cm long in the shallows at Casuarina Beach, Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Elasmobranchii
Order Rhinopristiformes
Family Glaucostegidae
Genus Glaucostegus
Species Glaucostegus typus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 270 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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