Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 11

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/735C87F1-8A5C-FFA5-9BF6-F9A35F7B8995

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scientific name

Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007
status

 

Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007 

Fatspine Spurdog

Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007: 11  , Figs 1View FIGURE 1 –4. Holotype: CSIRO H 2547-06. Type locality: North West Cape, Western Australia.

Local synonymy: Squalus  sp.— Fricke et al., 2014: 14 (Madang Province); White et al., 2018: 36, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (3 spec.) CAS 66115View Materials, female 655 mm TL, south of Pig Island , Madang, 5°10.41’ S, 145°50.46’ E, 300 m depth, 17 May 1987GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10301, female 671 mm TL, Bismarck Sea , 13 Dec. 2012  ; QM I 21399View Materials, adult male 483 mm TL, off Lae , Huon Gulf, Nov. 1984  .

Remarks: First record of this species in PNG and deepest record for this species. Previously considered an Australian endemic, known from off the North West Shelf in Western Australia at depths of 187–262 m (Last & Stevens, 2009). These specimens represent the largest specimens known for this species; previously 580 mm TL. CO1 sequences of the NTUM specimen confirm the identification of this species (Wei-Jen Chen, unpubl. data).

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Squaliformes

Family

Squalidae

Genus

Squalus

Loc

Squalus crassispinus Last, Edmunds & Yearsley, 2007

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

Squalus crassispinus

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