Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 31

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/735C87F1-8A48-FFB0-9BF6-FBAE5F2E8CE0

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Plazi

scientific name

Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950)
status

 

Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950) 

Bignose Shark

Eulamia altima Springer, 1950: 9  . Holotype: USNM 133828View Materials. Type locality: Cosgrove Reef , Key West, Florida, USA. 

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 128, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: First confirmation of this species from PNG waters. One specimen caught by longline in 432 m off Kavieng in late 2015; multiple records from target shark longline catches in the Milne Bay Province in 2014, with supporting genetic samples; identification confirmed with NADH2 sequences (G. Naylor, unpubl. data).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Carcharhinus

Loc

Carcharhinus altimus (Springer, 1950)

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

Eulamia altima

Springer 1950: 9
1950