Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943),

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 34

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/735C87F1-8A77-FF8F-9BF6-FA255EFC8E3C

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Plazi

scientific name

Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943)
status

 

Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943) 

Creek Whaler

Galeolamna (Uranganops) fitzroyensis Whitley, 1943: 117  , Fig. 2View FIGURE 2. Holotype: AMS IB  . 1229 (skin and teeth). Type locality: Fitzroy River estuary, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia  .

Local synonymy: White et al., 2018: 144, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (3 spec.) CSIRO H 8023-01, juvenile male 760 mm TL, east of Fly River mouth, Gulf of Papua, 8°17’40” S, 144°15’49” E, 17–24 m depth, 2 Apr. 2015; KFRS E.623, juvenile male 660 mm TL, south of Kerema, Gulf of Papua, 8°3’2” S, 145°43’10” E, 13–16 m depth, 1 Sep. 2015; KFRS E.776 (dried jaws), no label on jaw but likely a previously registered specimen, new registration number allocated April 2017.

Remarks: Previously thought to be an Australian endemic species. Caught in low numbers by coastal and prawn trawl fisheries in the Western Province and Gulf of Papua; probably restricted to these areas.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

CSIRO

Australian National Fish Collection

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Chondrichthyes

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Carcharhinus

Loc

Carcharhinus fitzroyensis (Whitley, 1943)

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

Galeolamna (Uranganops) fitzroyensis

Whitley 1943: 117
1943