Apristurus kampae

Taylor, 1972

Longnose catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Taylor, L.R. (1972)
Apristurus kampae, a new species of Scyliorhinid shark from the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Copeia, 1972(1), 71–78

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Apristurus kampae
Holotype: SIO: 70-248;

Description :

Citation: Apristurus kampae Taylor, 1972: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Apristurus kampae Taylor, 1972, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Gato trompudo, spa Pejegato trompudo, fra \(T\) Holbiche tapir, eng Longnose cat shark, eng Longnose catshark

Eastern Central Pacific: central and southern California, USA and Gulf of California. A report of a specimen from the Galapagos may be another species of uncertain identity (Ref. 6478) or a conspecific of this species. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

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

Size / Weight / Age
58.4 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517]); 52 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1830 - 1888 m (Ref. 58018)

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