Aulohalaelurus kanakorum

Séret, 1990

New Caledonia catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Scyliorhinidae

Reference of the original description
Séret, B. (1990)
Aulohalaelurus kanakorum sp.n., a new species of catshark (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae, Atelomycterinae) from New Caledonia. Records of the Australian Museum, 42(2), 127–136

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Aulohalaelurus kanakorum
Holotype: MNHN: 1988-1860;

Description :

Citation: Aulohalaelurus kanakorum Séret, 1990: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2024

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Common names
eng Kanakorum catshark, eng New Caledonia cat shark, eng New Caledonia catshark

Western Central Pacific: known from a single specimen collected off southwestern New Caledonia.

Size / Weight / Age
79.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [16823])

reef-associated; marine; depth range ? - 49 m [16823]

shark-references Species-ID=480;