Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 12

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/735C87F1-8A5D-FFA5-9BF6-FD405BF18D5F

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scientific name

Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931
status

 

Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931 

Philippine Spurdog

Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931: 310  . Holotype: USNM 70256View Materials. Type locality: Sombrero Island , Luzon, Philippines. 

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 40, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (1 spec.) CSIRO H 8002-01, female 1060 mm TL, north of Kavieng town, New Ireland, 2°31.42’ S, 150°38.78’ E, 680 m depth, 29 Sep. 2015.

Remarks: First record of this species from PNG and also the deepest and largest specimen recorded. Previously known from Australia, Indonesia and Philippines in depths of 295–670 m and a maximum size of 910 mm TL (Last & Stevens, 2009).

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Squaliformes

Family

Squalidae

Genus

Squalus

Loc

Squalus montalbani Whitley, 1931

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

Squalus montalbani

Whitley 1931: 310
1931