Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 22

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A43-FFBB-9BF6-FF7D59898AD8

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scientific name

Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)
status

 

Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831) 

Tawny Shark

Scyllium ferrugineum Lesson, 1831: 95  . Syntypes whereabouts unknown. Type locality: Port Praslin [= Lambom], New Ireland  ; Offack Bay , Waigeo, Indonesia  .

Local synonymy: Scyllium ferrugineum Lesson, 1831: 95  (Port Praslin, New Ireland). Ginglymostoma  concolor— Macleay, 1883a: 597 (New Guinea). Ginglymostoma  mulleri— Günther, 1910: 487 (Port Praslin, New Ireland). Ginglymostoma  ferrugineum— Fowler, 1934: 385 (Port Moresby); Munro, 1967: 5, pl. 1, fig. 3 (New Guinea). Nebrius  ferrugineum— Munro, 1958: 111 (Milne Bay; Otua Island, Bougainville; Tami Island, Morobe Province); Hamilton et al., 2009: 73 (northern Bismarck Archipelago). Nebrius  ferrugineus— Filewood, 1973: 9 (Papua New Guinea); Compagno, 1984: 208 (PNG); Compagno, 2001: 196 (PNG); Allen et al., 2003: 112 (Milne Bay); Last & Stevens, 2009: 151 (PNG); White et al., 2018: 78, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (5 spec.) CSIRO C 1125, juvenile male 478 mm TL  , CSIRO C 1126, juvenile male 440 mm TL, Cannac Island, Laughlan Island Group, Milne Bay, 9°18’ S, 153°35’ E, 15 Feb. 1950GoogleMaps  ; KFRS E.001 (dried jaws), 2515 mm TL, Mission Point, Yule Island , 13 Nov. 1963  ; USNM 221733View Materials, female 670 mm TL, Kuia Island, Trobriand Islands , Milne Bay Province, Jun. 1970  ; NMV A 18927View Materials, juvenile male 690 mm TL, between Port Moresby and Kapa Kapa, Central Province , May 1881  .

Remarks: First recorded in PNG by Lesson (1831) off Port Praslin [=Lambom] in New Ireland; this record and one from off Waigeo were used for the original description of this species. No specimens caught during recent surveys but images of a large specimen from the Gulf of Papua was taken by fisheries observers; also an underwater photograph from Kavieng, New Ireland by Dean Tully.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

NMV

Museum Victoria

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Orectolobiformes

Family

Ginglymostomatidae

Genus

Nebrius

Loc

Nebrius ferrugineus (Lesson, 1831)

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

Nebrius

Ruppell 1837
1837
Loc

Nebrius

Ruppell 1837
1837
Loc

Scyllium ferrugineum

Lesson 1831: 95
1831
Loc

Scyllium ferrugineum

Lesson 1831: 95
1831