Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834)

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: 42

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834)
status

 

Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834)  — Scalloped hammerhead

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Lihir Group, Namatamai District, New Ireland by Fry et al. (2006: 130). Confirmed records from an observer program on shark longline vessels in 2014 (NFA and CSIRO, unpublished data).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2, 4, 5.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical oceans. Coastal pelagic, 0–275 m depth. Transitional water and marine.