sex: female
length: 510 mm TL
date vessel station: by A. Garret
location: Society Islands, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
latitude: 17°00'00.1"S
longitude: 150°00'00.4"W
FAO-area: 77
specimens: 1
remarks: Ref.: HOWE, J.C. & SPRINGER, V.G. (1993) Catalog of type specimens of recent fishes in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 5: Sharks (Chondrichthyes: Selachii). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, (540): i-iii, 1-19: Originally cataloged as MCZ 460. Garman did not indicate the number of specimens on which he based his description of Cestracion oceanica. Gilbert (1967) reported that there were four syntypes, the other three contained in MCZ 460. (geographical coordinates by J. Pollerspöck)