WoRMS taxon details

Squalus megalops (MacLeay, 1881)

105925  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105925)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found on the outer continental shelves and upper slopes. Forms large schools. Feeds on bony fishes inlcuding lanternfishes,...  
Description Found on the outer continental shelves and upper slopes. Forms large schools. Feeds on bony fishes inlcuding lanternfishes, star-eaters (@Astronesthes@), snake and conger eels, scorpion fishes, shrimps, cephalopods and other sharks. Ovoviviparous, with 2 to 4 young in a litter. Some sexual segregation occurs, on the east coast of South Africa, with breeding females staying more southerly in distribution. Utilized for human consumption. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Squalus megalops (MacLeay, 1881). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105925 on 2018-05-25
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ben Rais Lasram, F.; Mouillot, D. (2008). Increasing southern invasion enhances congruence between endemic and exotic Mediterranean fish fauna. Biological Invasions. 11(3): 697-711., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-008-9284-4 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus acutipinnis Regan, 1908) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualus probatovi Myagkov & Kondyurin, 1986) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofAcanthias megalops MacLeay, 1881) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofSqualis megalops (MacLeay, 1881)) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) ERM. (1998). Fisheries resources and fishing operations in Hong Kong waters. Final report. Submitted to Agriculture & Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the outer continental shelves and upper slopes. Forms large schools. Feeds on bony fishes inlcuding lanternfishes, star-eaters (@Astronesthes@), snake and conger eels, scorpion fishes, shrimps, cephalopods and other sharks. Ovoviviparous, with 2 to 4 young in a litter. Some sexual segregation occurs, on the east coast of South Africa, with breeding females staying more southerly in distribution. Utilized for human consumption. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English shortnose spurdog  [details]
German Kurznasen-Dornhai  [details]
Lithuanian trumpasnukis dygliaryklis  [details]
Turkish köpekbalığı  [details]
Ukrainian Акула колюча коротконоса  [details]