Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 15

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/735C87F1-8A58-FFA1-9BF6-F9AD58E189B7

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Plazi

scientific name

Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
status

 

Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) 

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Scymnus brasiliensis Cuvier, in Quoy & Gaimard, 1824: 198  . Holotype: MNHN A- 7787, 140 mm TL female, off Brazil. 

Local synonymy: Isistius brasiliensis  — Duncker & Mohr, 1926: 84 (northern PNG); Parin, 1966: 163, fig. 2 (northern PNG); Parin et al., 1977 (northern PNG); Kailola, 1987: 22 (northern PNG); White et al., 2018: 58, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (2 spec.) UF 79884, adult male ~ 385 mm TL, north of Ninigo Islands , 0°2’ S, 144°55’ E, 20 m depth, 10 Nov. 1969GoogleMaps  ; ZMH 10215View Materials, female 208 mm TL, north of Manus Island, 0°0’ N, 146°5’ E, 24 Jul. 1908GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: First recorded by Duncker & Mohr (1926) from northern PNG, based on ZMH 10215View Materials. Not recorded during recent surveys but images taken by fishery observers of bite marks on scombrids and billfish landed on longline vessels are from this species. Further specimens required to determine whether the rarer Isistius plutodus Garrcik & Springer, 1964  also occurs in PNG waters.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

ZMH

Zoologisches Museum Hamburg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Squaliformes

Family

Dalatiidae

Genus

Isistius

Loc

Isistius brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

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

Scymnus brasiliensis

Cuvier, in Quoy & Gaimard 1824: 198
1824