Apristurus investigatoris

(MISRA, 1962)


Broadnose catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchinae

Reference of the original description
MISRA, K.S. (1962)
A new Scyliorhinid fish from the collections of the R.I.M.S. Investigator. Proceedings First All–India Congress of Zoology, 1 (2): 636–638

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Pentanchus investigatoris, Pentanchus (Parapristurus) investigatoris

Types
Apristurus investigatoris
Holotype: ZSI: F1, 627/2;


Description :


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Common names
spa Pejegato ñato, fra \(T\) Holbiche platnez, eng Broadnose cat shark, eng Broadnose catshark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: known only from the type locality, the Andaman Sea. Reported from India [17688].

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
26.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1040 - 1041 m (Ref. 58018)