Asymbolus galacticus, Starry catshark

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Asymbolus galacticus Séret & Last, 2008

Starry catshark
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Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Etymology: Asymbolus: Etymology not explained, possibly a-, Latin privative, i.e., without; sym-, from syn (Gr.), together or joined; bolus (L.), lump or morsel, proposed as a subgenus of Scyliorhinus (Scyliorhinidae) distinguished in part by labial fold of upper lip not hanging over lower-jaw symphysis of A. analis and A. vincenti. (See ETYFish);  galacticus: From the Greek galaktikos, milky, referring to its striking color pattern with numerous milky white patches that resemble the Milky Way. (See ETYFish).
More on authors: Séret & Last.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino bentopelágico; rango de profundidad 235 - 550 m (Ref. 77056). Tropical

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Western Pacific: New Caledonia.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 47.7 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 77056); 46.6 cm TL (female)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Small and slender species of catshark with the following set of characters: distinct variegated colour pattern with numerous milky white blotches surrounded by rusty-brown spots and blotches; dorsal saddles on back are faint and dusky, dorsal ground light brown, paler on sides; claspers in adults are long and slender, distally pointed; teeth with 3 or 5 cusps; the median cusps much larger than those adjacent (Ref. 77056).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Séret, B. and P.R. Last, 2008. Asymbolus galacticus sp. Nov., a new species of spotted catshark (Carcharniformes: Scyliorhinidae) from New Caledonia. Cybium 32(2):137-143. (Ref. 77056)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 19 June 2017

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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AFORO (otoliths) | Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | BOLDSystems | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes: Género, Especie | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | FAO - Publication: search | Faunafri | Fishipedia | Fishtrace | GenBank: genome, nucleotide | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Socotra Atlas | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia: Go, búsqueda | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.8 - 3.1, mean 3 °C (based on 44 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00347 (0.00168 - 0.00717), b=3.08 (2.90 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Preliminary low fecundity).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .