Apristurus sibogae

(Weber, 1913)

Pale catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Weber, M. (1913)
Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition. E. J. Brill, Leiden. Die Fische der Siboga–Expedition.: i–xii + 1–710, Pls. 1–12.

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Pentanchus sibogae, Scyliorhinus sibogae

Apristurus sibogae
Holotype: ZMA: 111076;

Description :

Citation: Apristurus sibogae (Weber, 1913): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Holotype of Apristurus sibogae: ZMA 111076, female 228 mm TL: A, B. from Nakaya (1989). In: Kawauchi, J. & SASAHARA, R. & SATO, K. & Nakaya, K. (2008): Occurrence of the deep-water catsharks Apristurus platyrhynchus and Apristurus pinguis in the Indian and Western South Pacific Oceans (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 22: 75-92
Common names
spa Pejegato paliducho, fra \(T\) Holbiche pâle, eng Pale cat shark, eng Pale catshark

Short Description
Reddish-white in color [517].

Western Central Pacific: Makassar Strait slope between Borneo and Sulawesi (Indonesia).

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

Size / Weight / Age
21.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 655 - 655 m [517]

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