Asymbolus analis

(OGILBY, 1885)


Australian spotted catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
OGILBY, J.D. (1885)
Descriptions of three new fishes from Port Jackson. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, ser. 1, 10: 445–447

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Catulus analis, Halaelurus analis, Scyliorhinus analis, Scyllium anale

Types
Asymbolus analis
Holotype: AMS: B.8447;


Description :


Citation: Asymbolus analis (OGILBY, 1885): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2017

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Asymbolus analis (OGILBY, 1885), © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato de lunares, spa Pejeto de lunares, fra \(T\) Chien tacheté, eng Australian spotted catshark, eng Darkspotted catshark, eng Grey spotted cat shark, eng Grey spotted catshark, eng Spotted catshark, eng Spotted dogfish

Short Description
Body long, rounded, head flattened with pointed snout, gill slits lateral, no ridge over eyes.

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Occurs on the continental shelf (Ref. 75154).

Size / Weight / Age
90.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002))

Habitat
reef-associated; marine; depth range 10 - 180 m (Ref. 9002), usually 10 - 60 m (Ref. 9002)

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
Copepoda
  • Paeon asymboli TURNER, KYNE & BENNETT, 2003 [7385]