Parmaturus pilosus

Garman, 1906

Salamander shark
Classification: Elasmobranchii Carcharhiniformes Pentanchidae

Reference of the original description
Garman, S. (1906)
New Plagiostoma. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 46(11), 203–208

Image of the original description
No image in first description.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Galeus hertwigi, Pristiurus hertwigi, Pristiurus pilosus

Parmaturus pilosus
Holotype: MCZ: 1107-S;
Pristiurus hertwigi
Syntype: ZSM: (old collection) lost in WW II;

Description :

Citation: Parmaturus pilosus Garman, 1906: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 07/2024

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Parmaturus pilosus Garman, 1906, © FAO,
Common names
spa Pejagato salamandra, spa Pejegato salamandra, fra \(T\) Holbiche salamandre, eng Salamander shark

Northwest Pacific: China and Japan. Source:

Human uses
fisheries: subsistence fisheries

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

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

bathydemersal; marine; depth range ? - 786 m [517]

shark-references Species-ID=4742;