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Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno, &. Stevens, 1993
BANDED CATSHARK
Banded Sand Catshark; Longlip Spotted Catshark; Atelomycterus macleayi Whitley, 1939; Atelomycterus marmoratus Bennett, 1830; Atelomycterus sp; Atelomycterus sp A

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Species Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno & Stevens, 1993

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Species Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno & Stevens, 1993

Banded Catshark , Banded Sand Catshark, Longlip Spotted Catshark

 

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Distribution

States

Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth to Eighty Mile Beach, WA; tropical.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Northwest Shelf Province (27)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

27–125 m.

 

General References

Compagno, L.J.V., Dando, M. & Fowler, S. 2005. A Field Guide to the Sharks of the World . London : Collins 368 pp. [209]

Compagno, L.J.V. & Niem, V.H. 1998. Families Scyliorhinidae, Proscylliidae. pp. 1279-1292 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 2 687-1396 pp. [1287]

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [189] (as Atelomycterus sp. A)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp. [204]

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia . Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. (as Atelomycterus sp.)

 

Common Name References

Compagno, L.J.V. & Niem, V.H. 1998. Families Scyliorhinidae, Proscylliidae. pp. 1279-1292 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 2 687-1396 pp. [1287] (FAO) (Banded Sand Catshark)

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia . Canberra : CSIRO Australia 513 pp. 84 pls. [189] ( Banded Catshark , Longlip Spotted Catshark)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Banded Catshark )

 

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Atelomycterus fasciatus Compagno & Stevens , 1993

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Atelomycterus: Greek, ateles = imperfect + Greek, mykter = nose (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 27 - 122 m (Ref. 11146 ), usually ? - 60 m (Ref. 11146 ).   Tropical; 10°S - 21°S

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Indo-West Pacific: northern Australia. Western Australian specimens lack the white spots and are lighter colored.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ? , range 30 - 39 cm
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 11146 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Anal spines : 0; Anal soft rays : 0. Black spots and markings relatively few, small, and scattered, color pattern dominated by greyish saddles and bands on light background (Ref. 11146 ). Western Australian specimens lack the white spots and are lighter in color (Ref. 11146 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A common offshore catshark found on mud, sand, or shelly-sand bottom (Ref. 11146 ). Oviparous (Ref. 50449 ).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Oviparous, paired eggs are laid. Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449 ).

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Compagno, L.J.V. and V.H. Niem , 1998. Scyliorhinidae. Catsharks. p. 1279-1292. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 11146 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 08 May 2015

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