Apristurus stenseni

(SPRINGER, 1979)


Panama ghost catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchinae

Reference of the original description
SPRINGER, S. (1979)
A revision of the catsharks, Family Scyliorhinidae. NOAA Technical Report NMFS, Circular, 422: 1–152

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Parmaturus stenseni



Description :


Citation: Apristurus stenseni (SPRINGER, 1979): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 05/2017

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Apristurus stenseni (SPRINGER, 1979), © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato panameño, fra \(T\) Holbiche nébuleuse, eng Panama ghost cat shark, eng Panama ghost catshark

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: Panama [517]. Presence in Galapagos is questionable [16090]. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 915 - 975 m