Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 39-40

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758) 

Blue Shark

Squalus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758: 235  . No types known. Type locality: northeastern Atlantic (localities include England and Italy)  .

Local synonymy: Prionace  glauca— Filewood, 1973: 3 (PNG); Kailola, 1987: 18 (PNG); White et al., 2018: 172, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Filewood (1973). Common in bycatch of pelagic fisheries in PNG; verified by photographs, with accompanying muscle and vertebral samples, from fisheries observers during recent surveys. Found to be occasionally misidentified as longfin mako Isurus paucus  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Prionace

Loc

Prionace glauca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Squalus glaucus

Linnaeus 1758: 235
1758
Loc

Prionace

Cantor, 1849: 1381
1381