Halaelurus buergeri

(MÜLLER & HENLE, 1838)

Blackspotted catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
MÜLLER, J. & HENLE, F.G.J. (1841)
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen. Berlin, Veit, pp. 1–200

Image of the original description

Halaelurus buergeri (MÜLLER & HENLE,1838)

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus burgeri, Halaelurus bürgeri, Halaelurus cf. buergeri, Halaelurus (Halaelurus) bürgeri, Scyliorhinus buergeri, Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) bürgeri, Scyliorhinus (Hemigaleus) burgeri, Scylliorhinus bürgeri, Scyllium buergeri, Scyllium bürgeri, Scyllium burgeri

Halaelurus buergeri
Lectotype: RMNH: D2593 Paralectotype: RMNH: D2585

Description :

Citation: Halaelurus buergeri (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1838): 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 de manchas negras, fra \(T\) Holbiche à taches noires, eng Black-spotted cat shark, eng Blackspotted catshark, eng Blackspotted dogfish, eng Darkspot cat shark, eng Nagasaki cat shark

Northwest Pacific: Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan [517]. May also occur in the Philippines [2539]. Collected less than a degree west of the northwestern boundary of the Western Central Pacific [16823]; may consist of a species complex in the area [542]. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Oviparous, females depositing between 6-12 oval-shaped egg cases [2539]. Eggs are kept in the oviduct until ready to be hatched. Reproductive strategy lies midway between oviparity and ovoviviparity. Species however, is classified as oviparous.

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

demersal; marine; depth range 80 - 100 m

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