Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 23

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4411.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A40-FFB8-9BF6-FAD659C38FE7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935
status

 

Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935 

Pelagic Thresher

Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935: 2  , 3, pl. 1, fig. 2. Syntypes: whereabouts unknown. Type locality: Su-Ao fish market, Taiwan. 

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 84, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: Caught as bycatch in the pelagic longline fisheries in PNG; verified by photographs, with accompanying muscle and vertebral samples, from fisheries observers. Records of Alopias vulpinus ( Bonnaterre, 1788)  from PNG waters are most likely misidentifications of this species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Lamniformes

Family

Alopiidae

Genus

Alopias

Loc

Alopias pelagicus Nakamura, 1935

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred 2018
2018
Loc

Alopias pelagicus

Nakamura 1935: 2
1935