Parmaturus campechiensis

Springer, 1979

Campeche catshark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Springer, S. (1979)
A revision of the catsharks, Family Scyliorhinidae. NOAA Technical Report NMFS, Circular, 422: 1–152

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Parmaturus cf. campechiensis

Parmaturus campechiensis
Holotype: USNM: 206184;

Description :

Citation: Parmaturus campechiensis Springer, 1979: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Parmaturus campechiensis Springer, 1979, © FAO,
Common names
spa Pejegato campechano, fra \(T\) Holbiche campèchoise, eng Campeche cat shark, eng Campeche catshark, eng Campeche shark

Western Central Atlantic: Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.

Human uses
fisheries: of no interest

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk [733].

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range ? - 1097 m

shark-references Species-ID=4736;