WoRMS taxon details

Heterodontus ramalheira (Smith, 1949)

217626  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217626)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  (of Gyropleurodus ramalheira Smith, 1949)...  
Holotype (of Gyropleurodus ramalheira Smith, 1949) MHN, geounit Inhambane [details]
Depth range deepish water species found at 40 to 275 m, with most records below 100m and from trawler hauls  
Depth range deepish water species found at 40 to 275 m, with most records below 100m and from trawler hauls [details]

Description Found on the outer continental shelf and uppermost slopes. Possibly feeds on crabs. Probably oviparous.  
Description Found on the outer continental shelf and uppermost slopes. Possibly feeds on crabs. Probably oviparous. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Heterodontus ramalheira (Smith, 1949). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217626 on 2019-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype (of Gyropleurodus ramalheira Smith, 1949) MHN, geounit Inhambane [details]
From other sources
Depth range deepish water species found at 40 to 275 m, with most records below 100m and from trawler hauls [details]

Description Found on the outer continental shelf and uppermost slopes. Possibly feeds on crabs. Probably oviparous. [details]

Habitat outer continental shelf and uppermost slope [details]

Length Maximum about 83 cm; hatchling 18 cm; males immature at 39 cm, adolescent at 56 cm, adults to at least 69 cm; adult
females 75 to 83 cm. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans Mosambiekse bulkophaai  [details]
English whitespotted bullhead sharkMozambique bullhead shark  [details]
French requin dormeur chabot  [details]
Portuguese turbarão dorminhoco de Moçambique  [details]
Spanish dormilón boquigrande  [details]