Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006

Ebert, David A., Wintner, Sabine P. & Kyne, Peter M., 2021, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of South Africa, Zootaxa 4947 (1), pp. 1-127: 49-50

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4947.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4614735

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039287A1-9559-FFBF-CFF7-5C57FDED21BF

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scientific name

Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006
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Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006  

Eastern Shyshark

Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006: 44   View Cited Treatment , fig. 2. Holotype: SAIAB 39835 View Materials . Type locality: Landers Reef   GoogleMaps off Park Rynie, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 30°19'S, 30°47'E.

Local synonymy: Haploblepharus edwardsii: Smith, 1949a: 54   (in part); Smith, 1950: 879 (in part); Bass et al., 1975a: 17, fig. 11a (in part); Compagno, 1984b: 332 (in part); Bass, 1986: 91, (fig. 11.8 caption as H. edwardsii   is actually H. kistnasamyi   ); Compagno, 1988a: 151 (in part); Compagno et al., 1989: 50, pl. (in part). Haploblepharus   sp. nov.: Compagno, 1999: 98, 119. Haploblepharus   sp. A: Compagno, et al., 2005: 236; Human et al., 2006: 389. Haploblepharus kistnasamyi: Human & Compagno, 2006: 44   , fig. 2; Human, 2007: 29, figs. 10–12; Ebert et al., 2013 a: 355, fig., pl. 48; Ebert & van Hees, 2015: 147; Weigmann, 2016: 876.

South Africa voucher material: Paratypes: SAIAB 6075 View Materials [formerly ORI 2424 View Materials ], SAIAB 6077 View Materials [formerly ORI 2574 View Materials ]. Non-types: SAIAB 14005 View Materials , SAIAB 26156 View Materials , SAIAB 26934 View Materials , SAIAB 26937 View Materials , SAIAB 26939 View Materials , SAIAB 26964 View Materials , SAIAB 26965 View Materials , SAIAB 48494 View Materials , SAIAB 48496 View Materials , SAM 29884, SAM 32527, SAM 32553, SAM 32554. See Human (2006) for details   .

South African distribution: Endemic. Mossel Bay (WC) to Zinkwazi north of Durban (KZN)   .

Remarks: The least known and perhaps rarest species of Haploblepharus   , it is known from very few specimens and is rarely observed despite it being a coastal nearshore species usually found at less than 30 m depth. A further detailed morphological and genetic study is required to fully delineate and define this species from the other members of the genus.

Conservation status: VU (2019).

SAM

South African Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Elasmobranchii

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Scyliorhinidae

Genus

Haploblepharus

Loc

Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006

Ebert, David A., Wintner, Sabine P. & Kyne, Peter M. 2021
2021
Loc

Haploblepharus kistnasamyi Human & Compagno, 2006: 44

Human, B. A. & Compagno, L. J. V. 2006: 44
2006