Dalatiidae

Biscoito, Manuel, Ribeiro, Cláudia & Freitas, Mafalda, 2018, Annotated checklist of the fishes of the archipelago of Madeira (NE Atlantic): I-Chondrichthyes, Zootaxa 4429 (3), pp. 459-494: 472-473

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4429.3.2

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039887A0-FFEF-FFEC-FF22-FB8EFC490037

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scientific name

Dalatiidae
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Family Dalatiidae 

* Dalatias licha (Bonnaterre, 1788)  —Gata, Trabolha; Kitefin shark

Bowdich 1825: 74 (as Scymnus licha  )

Lowe 1838: 194 (as Scymnus nicaeensis  )

Günther 1870: 425 | Collet 1890: 219 | Roule 1912: 17 | Noronha & Samento 1934: 144 (as Scymnus lichia  )

Krefft & Tortonese 1973: 46 (as Scymnorhinus licha  )

Fowler 1936: 86 | Noronha & Sarmento 1948: 107 | Maul 1948: 139 | Nunes 1953: 148 | Albuquerque 1954 – 56: 132 | McEachran & Branstetter 1984: 136 | Compagno 1984a: 63–64 | Sanches 1986: 90 | Lloris et al. 1991: 225 | Carneiro et al. 2014: 14 | Delgado et al. 2017.

Distribution in Macaronesia. Madeira, Azores ( Santos et al. 1997; Arruda 1997; Porteiro et al. 2010), Canary Islands ( Brito et al. 2002; Brito Hernández & Sancho Rafel 2003) and Cape Verde ( Reiner 1996, 2005).

Remarks. skin, oil, jaws and formalin preserved specimens in MMFAbout MMF collections (dated from 1940, 42 and 44). The DSI in the framework of the project ARQMAD-02-P96, 1996 caught this species using bottom long-lines at a depth 600–700 m, SW of Porto Moniz, Madeira. Maul (1948) refers as frequent all year, from offshore.

* Squaliolus laticaudus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912  —Tubarão-anão; Spined pygmy shark

Noronha 1926: 386 | Noronha & Sarmento 1934: 144; 1948: 22 (as Squaliolus sarmenti  )

Maul 1948: 139 | Albuquerque 1954 –56: 135 (as Euprotomicrus sarmenti  )

Lloris et al. 1991: 239 (as Squaliodus laticaudus  sic)

Krefft & Tortonese 1973: 48 | Cadenat & Blache 1981: 108–111 | McEachran & Branstetter 1984: 145 | Compagno 1984a: 108–109 | Sanches 1986: 94 | Carneiro et al. 2014: 14.

Distribution in Macaronesia. Madeira, Azores ( Silva et al. (1998) report as the first record of the species to Azores; Santos et al. (1997) give as a new record, referring to Silva et al. (1998) specimen; Porteiro et al. 2010), Canary Islands ( Brito et al. 2002; Brito Hernández & Sancho Rafel 2003) and Cape Verde ( Reiner 1996, 2005).

Remarks. Noronha’s specimen is deposited in FMNHAbout FMNH collections (58862 – Squaliolus sarmenti: Off Câmara de Lobos, Funchal  , Madeira, eastern Atlantic, depth about 500–800 fathoms). Also a preserved specimen in AMNHAbout AMNH (I-15731) and thirteen records, including stomach content and formalin preserved specimens in MMFAbout MMF collections (from 1940 to 2004). Maul (1948) refers as rare, from offshore.

MMF

Museu Municipal do Funchal

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History