Dipturus, Rafinesque, 1810

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 50

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/735C87F1-8A67-FF9F-9BF6-F9B55B268EB3

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scientific name

Dipturus
status

 

Dipturus  sp. 1

Luanah’s Skate

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 218, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (5 spec.) ASIZ P0080720, female 249 mm TL, Astrolabe Bay , Madang Province, 5°20.13’ S, 145°49.68’ E, 608–610 m depth, 5 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; ASIZ P0080721, juvenile male 314 mm TL, off Madang, 5°01.27’ S, 145°50.21’ E, 502–529 m depth, 2 Oct. 2010GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10327, juvenile male 342 mm TL, east of Cape Croisiles , Madang Province, 4°52’ S, 145°50’ E, 610–620 m depth, 16 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10328, female 350 mm TL, north of Taviltae , Madang Province, 4°29’ S, 145°31’ E, 500–510 m depth, 17 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  ; NTUM 10329, juvenile male 342 mm TL, Dogreto Bay , West Sepik, 3°18’ S, 143°02’ E, 440 m depth, 22 Dec. 2012GoogleMaps  .

Remarks: First record of this family and genus from PNG. A new species currently being described based on this material.

PNG

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