Asymbolus funebris

COMPAGNO, STEVENS & LAST, 1999



Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
COMPAGNO, L.J.V. & STEVENS, J.D. & LAST, P.R. (1999)
Australian spotted catsharks of the genus Asymbolus (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorphinidae). Part 1: descriptions of three new species from Western Australia. CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Report, 239: 1–18

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Types
Asymbolus funebris
Holotype: CSIRO: T 569;


Description :


Citation: Asymbolus funebris COMPAGNO, STEVENS & LAST, 1999: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2017

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Common names
eng Blotched catshark

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: Western Australia. Source: www.gbif.org

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

Size / Weight / Age
44.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36712))

Habitat
pelagic-neritic; marine; depth range 144 - 144 m (Ref. 36712)