Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 25-26

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/735C87F1-8A4E-FFB7-9BF6-F8B15BF08B7C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011
status

 

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011 

Steven’s Swellshark

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011: 25  , Figs 2View FIGURE 2 –7. Holotype: USNM 359091. Type locality: east coast of PNG.

Local synonymy: Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011: 25  , Figs 2View FIGURE 2 –7; Ebert et al., 2013: 330, pl. 44 (Milne Bay and New Ireland); White et al., 2018: 100, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (7 spec.) CSIRO H 6820-01, female 445 mm TL, New Ireland, 2°41’ S, 150°31’ E, 240–274 m depth, between October 1988 and April 1995GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10323, female 206 mm TL, north of Taviltae , Madang, 4°31’ S, 145°31’ E, 380–382 m depth, 17 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 11495, female 603 mm TL, east of Lat , East New Britain, 4°35’ S, 152°25’ E, 575–616 m depth, 26 Apr. 2014GoogleMaps  ; USNM 329583, adult male 524 mm TL, USNM 358812View Materials, adult male 543 mm TL, New Ireland, 2°41’ S, 150°31’ E, 240–274 m depth, between October 1988 and April 1995GoogleMaps  ; USNM 358814View Materials (head only), female 660 mm TL, Milne Bay, 10°15’ S, 151°03’ E, 17 Mar. 1993GoogleMaps  ; USNM 359091View Materials, adult female 586 mm TL, Milne Bay, 10°15’ S, 150°46.48’ E, 244 m depth, 15 Dec. 1993GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: Very similar to Cephaloscyllium signourum Last, Séret & White, 2008  from Queensland, Australia but differ slightly in some morphological characters and also at a molecular level (NADH2 sequences, G. Naylor, unpubl. data). Endemic to PNG.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Scyliorhinidae

Genus

Cephaloscyllium

Loc

Cephaloscyllium stevensi Clark & Randall, 2011

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

Cephaloscyllium stevensi

Clark & Randall, 2011 : 25