Iago garricki

Fourmanoir, 1979


Longnose houndshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Triakidae

Reference of the original description
Fourmanoir, P. (1979)
Requins de Nouvelle-Calédonie – Nouvelles espèces de requins trouvées en Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nature calédonienne. 16: 11-14

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Types
Iago garricki
Holotype: MNHN: 1978-0694;


Description :


Citation: Iago garricki Fourmanoir, 1979: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Iago garricki Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979, © FAO, www.fish-base.org
Common names
spa Cazón picudo, fra \(T\) Requin-hâ long nez, eng Longnose hound shark, eng Longnose houndshark

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: Australia (including Western Australia, Ref. 6871), Vanuatu, and the Philippines [542], Source: www.gbif.org

Human uses
fisheries: minor commercial; price category: high; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family

Biology
Viviparous, placental [733]. With 4 or 5 young per litter [517]. Size at birth near 23 cm (full-term fetuses) [517]. Distinct pairing with embrace [17086]. A little-known tropical shark found on the uppermost insular slopes. Feeds on cephalopods.

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

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 250 - 475 m [1388]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=3151;