Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 13

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A5A-FFA2-9BF6-FAC158B98E12

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scientific name

Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860
status

 

Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860 

Smallfin Gulper Shark

Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860: 3  . Holotype: RMNHAbout RMNH 7415. Type locality: Ambon, Indonesia.

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 48, figs ( PNGAbout PNG). Although listed in Kailola (1987), no verification of the species can be made to determine as to whether it refers to this species or one of the other three species in this genus.

PNGAbout PNG voucher material: (4 spec.) CSIRO  H 8001-01, female 870 mm TL, north of Kavieng town, New Ireland, 2°30.63’ S, 150°47.62’ E, 409 m depth, 29 Sep. 2015; CSIRO  H 8002-02, female 980 mm TL, north of Kavieng town, New Ireland, 2°31.42’ S, 150°38.78’ E, 680 m depth, 29 Sep. 2015; KFRSAbout KFRS E628, female 960 mm TL, north of Kavieng town, New Ireland, 2°31.42’ S, 150°38.78’ E, 680 m depth, 29 Sep. 2015; NTUM 11496, juvenile male 333 mm TL, northwest of Kavieng, New Ireland, 2°23’ S, 150°35’ E, 534–650 m depth, 31 Aug. 2014.

Remarks: The most common species caught in deeper water off New Ireland during a short survey of sharks and rays below 400 m depth in September 2015.

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Squaliformes

Family

Centrophoridae

Genus

Centrophorus

Loc

Centrophorus moluccensis Bleeker, 1860

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Centrophorus moluccensis

Bleeker, 1860 : 3