Centrophorus uyato, Little gulper shark : fisheries

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Centrophorus uyato (Rafinesque, 1810)

Little gulper shark
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Elasmobranquios (tiburones y rayas) (sharks and rays) > Squaliformes (Bramble, sleeper and dogfish sharks) > Centrophoridae (Gulper sharks)
Etymology: Centrophorus: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, pherein = to carry (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Rafinesque.

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

; marino batidemersal; rango de profundidad 50 - 1400 m (Ref. 247), usually 200 - ? m (Ref. 247).   Deep-water; 43°N - 43°S

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico. Eastern Atlantic: western Mediterranean and Gibraltar to Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire to Nigeria, Cameroon to Angola, northern Namibia. Indian Ocean: southern Mozambique, uncertain records from India; Western Australia (Ref. 6871). Western Pacific: Australia (Ref. 6871); occurrence in Taiwan needs validation. Validity of this species is uncertain (Ref. 27638, not in Ref. 35766).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 75 - 89 cm
Max length : 110 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 27000); peso máximo publicado: 7.3 kg (Ref. 40637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 2; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 0; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 0. A small, slender gulper shark with a long, narrow snout, a short 1st dorsal fin and a high 2nd dorsal fin; pectoral rear tips usually very long; denticles small and flat (Ref. 5578). Brownish-grey above, light grey below (Ref. 5578).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A common deepwater dogfish of the outer continental shelves and upper slopes, on or near the bottom. Adults feed on bony fishes and squid. Males mature by 80 cm TL (Ref. 94782). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 50449). Utilized dried salted for human consumption and probably for fishmeal and liver oil (Ref. 247).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Ovoviviparous, embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449). Number of young usually only 1. Size at birth between 40 and 50 cm (Ref. 247). Distinct pairing with embrace (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Colaboradores

White, W.T., D.A. Ebert and L.J.V. Compagno, 2008. Description of two new species of gulper sharks, genus Centrophorus (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Centrophoridae) from Australia. pp. 1-21. In P.R. Last, W.T. White and J.J. Pogonoski (eds). Descriptions of new Australian chondrichthyans. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper no. 22. 365 p. (Ref. 76933)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 30 April 2003

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Pesquerías: escaso valor comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.3 - 16.7, mean 11.6 (based on 823 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00219 (0.00138 - 0.00347), b=3.19 (3.05 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.60 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años (Fec=1).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.