Sphyrna zygaena (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: 44

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A7D-FF85-9BF6-FB215ADA8F78

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scientific name

Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758) 

Smooth Hammerhead

Squalus zygaena Linnaeus, 1758: 234  . Syntype: NRM LP 88 (see Fernholm & Wheeler, 1983). Type locality: Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic (incl. Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Syria).

Local synonymy: Sphyrna zygaena  — Filewood, 1973: 2 (may occur in PNG); White et al., 2018: 190, figs (PNG). PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: Mainly recorded from temperate regions but also found in some tropical regions. Confirmed from coastal fisheries catches in Milne Bay Province; molecular data supports the identification (S. Appleyard, unpubl. data).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Elasmobranchii

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Sphyrna

Loc

Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Squalus zygaena

Linnaeus 1758: 234
1758