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

Types
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 08/2020

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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

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

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

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

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

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

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1260;