Scyliorhinus garmani

(FOWLER, 1934)


Brownspotted catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

Reference of the original description
FOWLER, H.W. (1934)
Descriptions of new fishes obtained 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 85: 233–367

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus garmani

Types
Scyliorhinus garmani
Holotype: USNM: 43749;


Description :


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Common names
spa Alitán manchado, fra \(T\) Roussette à taches brunes, eng Brown-spotted cat shark, eng Brownspotted catshark

Short Description
Dark spots on fins and body, with 7 dusky saddle marks, interspersed with dark and light spots [16823].

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: known from the indefinite type locality ("quot;East Indies"quot; = Indonesia) and Dumaguete, Philippines. 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
38.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [16823])

Habitat
benthopelagic; marine

Remarks
848