Schroederichthys bivius

(MÜLLER & HENLE, 1838)


Narrowmouthed catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

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
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus bivius, Scyliorhinus bivius, Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) bivius, Scylliorhinus bivius, Scyllium bivium

Types
Schroederichthys bivius
Holotype: BMNH: 1851.10.26.148


Description :


Citation: Schroederichthys bivius (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1838): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2019

Please send your images of "Schroederichthys bivius" to info@shark-references.com

Schroederichthys bivius (MÜLLER & HENLE, 1838), © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Pejegato bocachica, spa Pintarroja, fra \(T\) Holbiche blanche, eng Narrowmouth cat shark, eng Narrowmouth catshark, eng Narrowmouthed catshark, por Tubarão-lagarto

Distribution
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: central Chile to the Straits of Magellan and Argentina. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Biology
Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Sexual dimorphism is evident in dentition of male species (Ref. 49562). Males have longer teeth with fewer cusps than females (Ref. 51093) to make "quot;courtship biting"quot; more effective (Ref. 49562). Feeds on invertebrates and fish (Ref. 43115).

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

Habitat
demersal; marine; depth range 14 - 78 m [517]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=6227;