Centrophorus atromarginatus

Garman, 1913

Dwarf gulper shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Centrophoridae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1913)
The Plagiostomia (Sharks, Skates and Rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 36: 528 p., 77 pl.

Image of the original description

Centrophorus atromarginatus GARMAN,1913

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Centrophorus armatus barbatus, Centrophorus atromarnates, Centrophorus cf. atromarginatus

Centrophorus atromarginatus
Holotype: MCZ: 1117-S (old: Owston #7783);
Centrophorus armatus barbatus
Holotype: TFRI: 34; Paratype: TFRI: unkown;

Description :

Citation: Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 08/2021

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Centrophorus atromarginatus GARMAN, 1913, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
eng Blackfin gulper shark, eng Dwarf gulper shark

Short Description
Adults with tips of dorsal fins black, prominently marked from base of fins [544].

Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Aden, Japan, Taiwan, and northern Papua New Guinea. Often confused with Centrophorus granulosus. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. Gives birth to a single pup. Born at 28-36 cm TL [2539].

Size / Weight / Age
87.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [544])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 183 - 450 m [544]

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