Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle 1839,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 41

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Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle 1839


Loxodon macrorhinus Müller & Henle 1839  — Sliteye shark

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from off Kavieng, New Ireland by White et al. (2018: 169), White & Ko'ou (2018: 39).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern New South Wales ( Australia). Usually near the bottom, 7–100 m depth. Marine.