Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837),

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:255EE06E-3171-41F3-BB3D-E7D29537A292

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/735C87F1-8A7D-FF85-9BF6-FD3D5EA68D30

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Plazi

scientific name

Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837)
status

 

Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837) 

Great Hammerhead

Zygaena mokarran Rüppell, 1837: 66  , pl. 17 (fig. 3). Lectotype: SMF 3590View Materials (stuffed); lectotype designation by Klausewitz (1960). Type locality: Massawa , Eritrea, Red Sea  .

Local synonymy: Sphyrna  tudes— Filewood, 1973: 2 (PNG). Sphyrna  mokarran— Kailola, 1987: 21 (western Papua; Hall Sound; Port Moresby; Bootless Bay; Salamaua); White et al., 2018: 188, figs (PNG).

PNG voucher material: (2 spec.) KFRS E.176 (dried jaws), Tatana, Fairfax Harbour, Port Moresby, 7 Oct. 1965; KFRS E.259 (dried jaws), Kanudi Bay, Port Moresby, 4 Aug. 1966.

Remarks: First recorded from PNG by Filewood (1973) as S. tudes  (= mokarran  ). Recorded from prawn trawl fishery bycatch and from coastal fisheries catches during recent surveys, but in low numbers.

PNG

Division of Primary Industry

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Elasmobranchii

Order

Carcharhiniformes

Family

Carcharhinidae

Genus

Sphyrna

Loc

Sphyrna mokarran (Rüppell, 1837)

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

mokarran Rüppell, 1837: 66

Ruppell 1837: 66
1837
Loc

Sphyrna

Rafinesque 1810
1810
Loc

Sphyrna

Rafinesque 1810
1810