Neoharriotta quraishii


Classification: Holocephali Chimaeriformes Rhinochimaeridae

Reference of the original description
ALI-KHAN, J. & HUSSAIN, S.M. (1999)
Neoharriotta quraishii -- a new species of Rhinochimaeridae from the western Arabian Sea. Pakistan Journal of Marine Biology (Marine Research), 5 (1): 93–97

Neoharriotta quraishii
Holotype: ZMH: 25324;

Description :

Citation: Neoharriotta quraishii ALI-KHAN & HUSSAIN, 1999: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

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Short Description
Original description (key) after ALI-KHAN & HUSSAIN, 1999 [23805]: Second dorsal fin base terminates immediately above the anal fin origin; plane of snout in lateral view lateral, slightly bent, extending forward in a straight line to lower margin of eye, snout tip bent upwards; pectoral tip extends downwards posteriorly below the body but the measured length of pectoral suggests tip may reach to middle of pelvic base and short of second dorsal base origin; angular canal loop much broader with rounded end.

Somalia, Arabian Sea [23805]

Size / Weight / Age
370 mm TL (only holotype) [23805]

marrine, 338 m depht [23805]