Apristurus breviventralis

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Taxonavigation: Carcharhiniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Selachimorpha
Ordo: Carcharhiniformes

Familia: Pentanchidae
Genus: Apristurus
Species: Apristurus breviventralis

Name[edit]

Apristurus breviventralis Kawauchi et al., 2014

  • Holotype: ZMH 25600.
  • Paratypes: HUMZ 221300 (1), 221301 (1); ZMH 25601 (6).

Type locality: Off Socotra Islands, 12°22’08"N, 53°02’07"E to 12°21’02"N, 53°01’'03"E, depth 1000-1120 meters.

Etymology: The specific name breviventralis is derived from the short abdomen of the species (lat. brevis = short, ventralis = pertaining to the abdomen).

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Shortbelly Catshark

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Links[edit]

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