Bythaelurus dawsoni

(SPRINGER, 1971)


New Zealand catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
SPRINGER, S. (1971)
A new cat shark (Scyliorhinidae) from New Zealand. Records of the Dominion Museum Wellington, 7 (18): 235–241

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus dawsoni

Types
Bythaelurus dawsoni
Holotype: NMNZ: P05188.1; Paratype: NMNZ: P05523; NZOI: P.187; USNM: 206096; USNM: 205537;


Description :


Citation: Bythaelurus dawsoni (SPRINGER, 1971): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 09/2019

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Common names
spa Pejegato neozelandés, fra \(T\) Holbiche kiwi, eng Dawson"s catshark, eng New Zealand cat shark, eng New Zealand catshark

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: endemic to New Zealand.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Ovoviviparous, young are born at less than 20 cm [578].

Size / Weight / Age
45.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [578])

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 50 - 1200 m [578]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=653;