Apristurus sinensis

CHU & HU, 1981


South China catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchinae

Reference of the original description
CHU, Y.-T. & MENG, Q.-W. & HU, A.-S. & LI, S. (1981)
Description of four new species, a new genus and a new family of elasmobranchiate fishes from deep sea of the South China Sea. Oceanologia et Limnologia Sinica, 12 (2): 103–116

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Apristurus cf. sinensis

Types
Apristurus sinensis
Holotype: SCSFRI: 99;


Description :


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Apristurus sinensis CHU & HU, 1981, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato chino, fra \(T\) Holbiche chuhu, eng South China cat shark, eng South China catshark

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: known only from the type locality, the South China Sea (possibly off the Chinese coast). Presence in the Western Central Pacific is uncertain [16823]. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine