Gollum attenuatus

(Garrick, 1954)

Slender smooth-hound
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pseudotriakidae

Reference of the original description
Garrick, J.A.F. (1954)
Studies on New Zealand Elasmobranchii. Part III. A New Species of Triakis (Selachii) from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 82(3), 695–702

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Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Gollum attenuata, Gollum attenuates, Gollum attenuatum, Triakis attenuata

Gollum attenuatus
Holotype: NMNZ: P01509;

Description :

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Common names
spa Tollo coludo elegante, fra \(T\) Requin chat golloum, fra \(T\) Requin-chat golloum, eng Slender smooth hound, eng Slender smooth-hound, eng Slender smoothhound

Short Description
Caudal fin without a rippled dorsal margin and ventral lobe but with a strong subterminal notch; vertebral axis of caudal fin little raised above body axis [544].

Southwest Pacific: occurs off New Zealand and on rises between New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, New Caledonia, and Fiji just south of the Western Central Pacific. Placement in Proscyllidae provisional, probably will be relocated in Pseudotriakidae. Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Exhibit ovoviparity (aplacental viviparity), embryos feed on yolk and ova, also consume uterine milk [733]. With usually 2 young per litter [544]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
107 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 6893)); 109.2 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 120 - 660 m [578], usually 400 - 600 m [544]

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