WoRMS taxon details

Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914)

217647  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217647)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Found on the uppermost continental slopes. Feeds on small fishes, crustaceans, and cephalopods (Ref. 5213). Oviparous, with...  
Description Found on the uppermost continental slopes. Feeds on small fishes, crustaceans, and cephalopods (Ref. 5213). Oviparous, with 1 (Ref. 5510) or 2 egg-cases laid per oviduct at a time (Ref. 5510). The adult males are larger than females, a characteristic unusual among sharks. Manifests partial sexual segregation. Not utilized at present. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Holohalaelurus punctatus (Gilchrist, 1914). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217647 on 2018-12-10
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the uppermost continental slopes. Feeds on small fishes, crustaceans, and cephalopods (Ref. 5213). Oviparous, with 1 (Ref. 5510) or 2 egg-cases laid per oviduct at a time (Ref. 5510). The adult males are larger than females, a characteristic unusual among sharks. Manifests partial sexual segregation. Not utilized at present. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English African spotted catshark  [details]