Squalus japonicus

Ishikawa, 1908

Japanese spurdog
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Squalidae

Reference of the original description
Ishikawa, C. (1908)
Description of a new species of squaloid shark from Japan (Squalus japonicus). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 60, 71–73

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Squalus japonicus
Neotype: NSMT: P 44380;

Description :

Citation: Squalus japonicus Ishikawa, 1908: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 04/2024

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Squalus japonicus (CSIRO H 6294–31, female 571 mm TL); Squalus japonicus (HUMZ 80224, female 641 mm TL); In: Last, P.R. & MARSHALL, L.J. & White, W.T. 2007 Part 8 - Squalus nasutus sp. nov, a new long-snouted spurdog of the S. japonicus group from the Indian Ocean. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 14: 83-90
Common names
spa Galludo japones, fra \(T\) Aiguillat togari, eng Japanese spurdog

Western Pacific: southeastern Japan and East China Sea, including the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, and the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819). Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this genus

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 150 - 300 m [544]

shark-references Species-ID=6778;

Parasites (arranged by Jürgen Pollerspöck)
  • Elthusa splendida (Sadowsky & Moreira, 1981) [29093]