Apristurus sibogae

(WEBER, 1913)


Pale catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchinae

Reference of the original description
WEBER, M. (1913)
Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition. E. J. Brill, Leiden. Die Fische der Siboga–Expedition.: i–xii + 1–710, Pls. 1–12.

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Pentanchus sibogae, Scyliorhinus sibogae

Types
Apristurus sibogae
Holotype: ZMA: 111076;


Description :


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Holotype of Apristurus sibogae: ZMA 111076, female 228 mm TL: A., B. from Nakaya (1989). In: KAWAUCHI, J. & SASAHARA, R. & SATO, K. & NAKAYA, K. (2008): Occurrence of the deep-water catsharks Apristurus platyrhynchus and Apristurus pinguis in the Indian and Western South Pacific Oceans (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 22: 75-92
Common names
spa Pejegato paliducho, fra \(T\) Holbiche pâle, eng Pale cat shark, eng Pale catshark

Short Description
Reddish-white in color [517].

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: Makassar Strait slope between Borneo and Sulawesi (Indonesia).

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 655 - 655 m [517]