WoRMS name details

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontus sp.A J. Mee

446360  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:446360)

temporary name
Species
WoRMS (2010). Heterodontus sp.A J. Mee. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=446360 on 2018-01-23

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2010-01-06 09:04:09Z
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basis of record 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). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Caught off southern Oman, depth 80 m, presumably on soft bottom as specimens came from commercial trawlers.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLength Maximum size 61 cm. An adult male is 52 cm and an adult female 61.2 cm. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark pers. comm. for a bullhead shark collected off Oman, apparently representing an undescribed species. This is apparently an undescribed species of bullhead shark, superficially similar to H. japonicus but readily separable by its different colour pattern, very low dorsal fins, and possibly smaller size. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOman bullhead shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin dormeur d’Oman  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordormilón de Omán  [details]