Galeus nipponensis

NAKAYA, 1975


Broadfin sawtail catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
NAKAYA, K. (1975)
Taxonomy, comparative anatomy and phylogeny of Japanese catsharks, Scyliorhinidae. Memoir of the Faculty of Fishery of the Hokkaido University, 23: 1–94

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Types
Galeus nipponensis
Holotype: HUMZ: 40012; Paratype: HUMZ: 40011; HUMZ: 40016; HUMZ: 40002; HUMZ: 40004; HUMZ: 40008; HUMZ: 40000; HUMZ: 39975; HUMZ: 39972; HUMZ: 39971; HUMZ: 39968; HUMZ: 39963;


Description :


Citation: Galeus nipponensis NAKAYA, 1975: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 02/2018

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Common names
spa Pintarroja nipona, fra \(T\) Chien planeur, eng Broadfin sawtail cat shark, eng Broadfin sawtail catshark

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: China (Ref. 47946), Japan [517] and the Kyushu-Palau Ridge (Ref. 559). 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
70.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 559))

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine