Apristurus macrostomus Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al., 1985,

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

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A4F-FFB7-9BF6-FC295F4F8F58

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scientific name

Apristurus macrostomus Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al., 1985
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Apristurus macrostomus Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al., 1985 

Broadmouth Catshark

Apristurus macrostomus Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al., 1985: 45  (English p. 49), Fig. 2View FIGURE 2. Holotype: SCSFRI D 0 0 807. Type locality: off Zhujiang, South China Sea.

Local synonymy: White et al., 2017e: 26, Figs 11A, 12A (Madang, Manus and Morobe Provinces); White et al., 2018: 102, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (7 spec.) ASIZ P. P0080735, adult male 422 mm TL  , ASIZ P0080737, adult male 449 mm TL, Vitiaz Strait , Morobe, 05°57.190' S, 147°37.440' E, 860–880 m, 7 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; ASIZ P. P0080736, adult male 485 mm TL, Astrolabe Bay , Madang, 05°24' S, 145°50.550' E, 760–875 m, 6 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10319, adult male 377 mm TL, Broken Water Bay , Madang, 03°52' S, 144°41' E, 600–800 m, 18 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10320, female 257 mm TL, Wab Bay , Madang, 05°34' S, 146°23' E, 802–875 m, 8 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 11489, adolescent male 400 mm TL, southeast of Manus Island, 03°31' S, 148°03' E, 780–855 m, 22 Apr. 2014GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 11490, female 325 mm TL, southeast of Madang, 05°28' S, 146°09' E, 760 m, 8 May 2014GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by White et al. (2017e) based on above material. Previously only known from the South China Sea. Identification confirmed with molecular data (see Fig. 8 in White et al., 2017e).

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Scyliorhinidae

Genus

Apristurus

Loc

Apristurus macrostomus Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al., 1985

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

Apristurus macrostomus

Zhu, Meng & Li in Meng et al. 1985: 45
1985