Mollisquama parini Dolganov, 1984
Pocket shark
photo by FAO

Family:  Dalatiidae (Sleeper sharks)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range - 330 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Chile.
Biology:  Type specimen taken from a depth of 330 (Ref. 33021). Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 February 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Compagno, Leonard J.V. - 20.09.99
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.08

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