Centrophorus atromarginatus

Garman, 1913

Dwarf gulper shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Squaliformes Centrophoridae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1913)
The Plagiostomia (Sharks, Skates and Rays). Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 36, 1–528

Image of the original description

Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Centrophorus armatus barbatus, Centrophorus atromarnates, Centrophorus cf. atromarginatus

Centrophorus atromarginatus
Holotype: MCZ: 1117-S (old: Owston #7783);
Centrophorus armatus barbatus
Holotype: TFRI: 34; Paratype: TFRI: unkown;

Description :

Citation: Centrophorus atromarginatus Garman, 1913: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Common names
eng Blackfin gulper shark, eng Dwarf gulper shark

Short Description
Adults with tips of dorsal fins black, prominently marked from base of fins [544].

Indo-West Pacific: Gulf of Aden, Japan, Taiwan, and northern Papua New Guinea. Often confused with Centrophorus granulosus. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk [733]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. Gives birth to a single pup. Born at 28-36 cm TL [2539].

Size / Weight / Age
87.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; [544])

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 183 - 450 m [544]

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