Apristurus nasutus

DE BUEN, 1959


Largenose catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
DE BUEN, F. (1959)
Notas preliminares sobre la fauna marina preabismal de Chile, con descripción de una familia de rayas, dos géneros y siete especies nuevos. Boletin del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Santiago, 27 (3): 171–201

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Apristurus cf. nasutus

Types
Apristurus nasutus
Holotype: EBMC: 10184 (lost?)


Description :


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Apristurus nasutus DE BUEN, 1959, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato hocicón, spa Tiburón negro narigón, fra \(T\) Holbiche cyrano, eng Largenose cat shark, eng Largenose catshark

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Panama, Ecuador and central Chile. Also nominally recorded from the northeast Atlantic off Morocco, but identification uncertain. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Found on the upper continental slopes. Feeds on pelagic crustaceans (Ref. 58748).

Size / Weight / Age
70.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9996))

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 400 - 925 m [517]

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Nematoda
  • Mooleptus rabuka (MACHIDA, OGAWA & OKIYAMA, 1982) [15828]