WoRMS taxon details

Pseudotriakidae Gill, 1893

105692  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105692)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Description Big deep-water bottom-dwelling shark of the continental and insular slopes from 200 to 1500 m. Found in all oceans from...  
Description Big deep-water bottom-dwelling shark of the continental and insular slopes from 200 to 1500 m. Found in all oceans from Madagascar to Taiwan and Hawaii, and to Iceland. A large, bulky, dar-brown, soft-bodied shark with elongated, catlike eyes and nictitating eyelids, large spiracles, a huge, wide, angular mouth that reaches behind eyes, very short labial furrows, numerous small cuspidate teeth in 200 or more rows in each jaw. Two large spineless dorsal fins and an anal fin, the first dorsal fin being low, long and keel-like. Caudal fin with a strong ventral lobe. Ovoviviparous, with litters of 2 to possibly 4 young. Probably feeds on a variety of deepwater bony fishes, elasmobranchs and invertebrates.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pseudotriakidae Gill, 1893. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105692 on 2018-10-17
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Big deep-water bottom-dwelling shark of the continental and insular slopes from 200 to 1500 m. Found in all oceans from Madagascar to Taiwan and Hawaii, and to Iceland. A large, bulky, dar-brown, soft-bodied shark with elongated, catlike eyes and nictitating eyelids, large spiracles, a huge, wide, angular mouth that reaches behind eyes, very short labial furrows, numerous small cuspidate teeth in 200 or more rows in each jaw. Two large spineless dorsal fins and an anal fin, the first dorsal fin being low, long and keel-like. Caudal fin with a strong ventral lobe. Ovoviviparous, with litters of 2 to possibly 4 young. Probably feeds on a variety of deepwater bony fishes, elasmobranchs and invertebrates.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English false catsharks  [details]
Japanese チヒロザメ  [details]