Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall 2011

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 38

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8021-FF82-EDFC-CADE189C0B94

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Plazi

scientific name

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall 2011
status

 

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall 2011  — Stevens’swellshark

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland in original description ( Clark & Randall, 2011: 25), based on paratypes CSIRO H.6820-01, USNM 329583View Materials, and USNM 358812View Materials; collected from off Bauddisson Island , Kavieng District. Very close to Cephaloscyllium signourum Last, Séret & White, 2008  from the Coral Sea; further material needed to better clarify how the two species differ.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Endemic to Papua New Guinea. Demersal, 240–616 m depth. Marine.