Centrophorus tessellatus

Garman, 1906

Mosaic gulper shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Centrophoridae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1906)
New Plagiostoma. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 46(11), 203–208

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Centrophorus aff. tessellatus, Centrophorus cf. tessellatus, Centrophorus tesselatus

Centrophorus tessellatus
Holotype: MCZ: 1031-S (old: Owston #8282);

Description :

Citation: Centrophorus tessellatus Garman, 1906: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2024

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Centrophorus tessellatus Garman, 1906, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Quelvacho mosaico, fra \(T\) Squale-chagrin mosaïque, eng Mosaic gulper shark

Northwest Pacific: southeastern Honshu, Japan. Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
89.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [518])

benthopelagic; marine; depth range 20 - 732 m (Ref. 58018)

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