Schroederichthys saurisqualus

SOTO, 2001


Lizard catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

Reference of the original description
SOTO, J.M.R. (2001)
Schroederichthys saurisqualus sp. nov. (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae), a new species of catshark from southern Brazil, with further data on Schroederichthys species. Mare Magnum, 1 (1): 37–50

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Types
Schroederichthys saurisqualus
Holotype: MOVI: 5949; Paratype: MCP: 21788 (formerly MOVI 00096); MOVI: 99; MOVI: 98; MOVI: 160; MOVI: 10199; MOVI: 95; MZUSP: 52903 (formerly MOVI;


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Citation: Schroederichthys saurisqualus SOTO, 2001: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 11/2018

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Common names
eng Lizard catshark, por Tubarão-lagartixa

Short Description
Diagnosis: This species is differs from S. tenuis in size at maturity, males 57.8 cm (vs. 42.8) and females 69.2 cm (vs. 37); maximum total length , males 58.8 cm (vs. 46.8) and females 69.2 cm (vs. 42.6); color pattern presence of white spots (vs. none); in having longer interdorsal space, 20.7-22.3% (vs. 17.2-20.6%); longer pelvic-anal space 19.2-20.8% (vs. 14.7-19.4%); dermal denticles morphology, rounded (vs. pointed); and, greater number of vertebrae, 120-123 (vs. 108-113) (Ref. 56497).

Distribution
Southwest Atlantic: southern Brazil.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
58.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 56497)); 69.2 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 122 - 435 m (Ref. 56497)

Remarks
61185