Proscyllium venustum

(TANAKA, 1912)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Proscylliidae

Reference of the original description
TANAKA, S. (1912)
Figures and descriptions of the fishes of Japan, including the Riukiu Islands, Bonin Islands, Formosa, Kurile Islands, Korea, and southern Sakhalin. Figures and Descriptions of the Fishes of Japan, 9: 145–164

Proscyllium venustum
Holotype: ZUMT: 3398;

Description :

Citation: Proscyllium venustum (TANAKA, 1912): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2019

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Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

Size / Weight / Age
60.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 41299))

demersal; marine; depth range 50 - 100 m (Ref. 41299)