Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India

Akhilesh, K V and Bineesh, K K and Rajool Shanis, C P and Human, B and Ganga, U (2011) Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India. Zootaxa, 2781 . pp. 40-48.

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Abstract

The present paper reports the first record of occurrence in the Arabian Sea and extension of distribution of Meganthias filiferus from the Thailand coast of the eastern Indian Ocean. A single specimen measuring 211 mm SL was collected from a commercial trawler operating in the Arabian Sea off the south-western coast of India during August 2008. The two known specimens of this rare species are compared

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rediscovery; description; quagga shark; Halaelurus quagga; Chondrichthyes; Scyliorhinidae; southwest coast; India
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:8799
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Dec 2011 10:13
Last Modified:28 Dec 2013 10:34

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