Asymbolus vincenti

(Zietz, 1908)

Gulf catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Zietz, A.H.C. (1908)
Description of a hitherto undescribed species of shark from Investigator Strait. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 32, 287

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Halaelurus vincenti, Juncrus vincenti, Scyliorhinus vincenti, Scyllium vincenti

Asymbolus vincenti
Syntype: BMNH: ?; SAMA: unknown;

Description :

Citation: Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908): In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Asymbolus vincenti (Zietz, 1908), © FAO,
Common names
spa Pejegato de Tasmania, fra \(T\) Chien tasmanien, eng Gulf cat shark, eng Gulf catshark, eng St. Vincent"s gulf dogfish

Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Occurs on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 75154).

Size / Weight / Age
61.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [517])

reef-associated; marine; depth range 27 - 650 m (Ref. 75154)

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