WoRMS taxon details

Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Matsubara, 1936)

217632  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217632)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  FAKU Fish spec 1923, geounit Japan  
Holotype FAKU Fish spec 1923, geounit Japan
Description Found offshore but sometimes occurring inshore and near the bottom. Its long, flexed teeth suggests small to moderately...  
Description Found offshore but sometimes occurring inshore and near the bottom. Its long, flexed teeth suggests small to moderately large active oceanic prey. Ovoviviparous, with 4 young in a litter. Nocturnal and possibly make a diel pattern of movement toward the surface at night and away from it in the day. Jaws can be protruded a considerable distance from its head. Liver is very large and very high in squalene. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Matsubara, 1936). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217632 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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

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

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype FAKU Fish spec 1923, geounit Japan
From other sources
Description Found offshore but sometimes occurring inshore and near the bottom. Its long, flexed teeth suggests small to moderately large active oceanic prey. Ovoviviparous, with 4 young in a litter. Nocturnal and possibly make a diel pattern of movement toward the surface at night and away from it in the day. Jaws can be protruded a considerable distance from its head. Liver is very large and very high in squalene. [details]

Remark Placed in family Pseudocarchariidae in <151>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Afrikaans grootoog-skeurtandhaai  [details]
English water crocodilewater alligatorKamohara’s sand sharkJapanese ragged tooth sharkcrocodile sharkbigeye ragged-tooth  [details]
French requin crocodile  [details]
Japanese ミズワニmizu-wanimizuwani  [details]
Spanish tiburón cocodrilo  [details]