Parmaturus campechiensis Springer, 1979
Campeche catshark
Parmaturus campechiensis
photo by FAO

Family:  Pentanchidae (Deepwater catsharks)
Max. size:  16 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 1097 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental slope. Maximum length is of immature holotype. Oviparous (Ref. 50449).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Carpenter, Kent E. - 15.06.92
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 04.09.19
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 23.03.94

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