Apristurus macrorhynchus

(Tanaka, 1909)

Flathead catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Tanaka, S. (1909)
Descriptions of one new genus and ten new species of Japanese fishes. Journal of the College of Science. Imperial University, Tokyo, 27(8), 1–27

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Apristurus macrorhinchus, Pentanchus macrorhynchus, Scyliorhinus macrorhynchus

Apristurus macrorhynchus
Holotype: ZUMT: 2153; Paratype: ZUMT: uncatalogued;

Description :

Citation: Apristurus macrorhynchus (Tanaka, 1909): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Common names
spa Pejegato chato, fra \(T\) Holbiche torazame, eng Flathead cat shark, eng Flathead catshark

Northwest Pacific: southeast Honshu, Japan and Taiwan.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
66 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine

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