Hemipristis elongata ( Klunzinger, 1871 ),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 30

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/735C87F1-8A4B-FFB3-9BF6-F9BC595A8EB2

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scientific name

Hemipristis elongata ( Klunzinger, 1871 )
status

 

Hemipristis elongata ( Klunzinger, 1871) 

Snaggletooth Shark

Dirrhizodon elongatus Klunzinger, 1871: 665  . Holotype: SMNS 1640View Materials (dry); probably lost. Type locality: Al-Qusair , Egypt, Red Sea. 

Local synonymy: Hemipristis  elongatus— Filewood, 1973: 3 (PNG); Kailola, 1987: 20 (Yule Island); Hemipristis  elongata— White et al., 2018: 124, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (1 spec.) KFRS E.005 (dried jaws), Hall Sound, Central Province, Oct. 1963.

Remarks: First recorded in PNG by Filewood (1973), presumably based on KFRS E.005. One specimen observed in a prawn trawl vessel freezer in Western Province and two dried fins confirmed as this species photographed from Milne Bay Province during recent surveys.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Hemigaleidae

Genus

Hemipristis

Loc

Hemipristis elongata ( Klunzinger, 1871 )

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

Dirrhizodon elongatus

Klunzinger, 1871 : 665