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Parmaturus macmillani  Hardy, 1985

McMillan's cat shark
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Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays) > Carcharhiniformes (Ground sharks) > Scyliorhinidae (Cat sharks)
Etymology: Parmaturus: Latin, parma, -ae = a little shield + Greek, oura = tail.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 670 - 1500 m (Ref. 26346).   Deep-water

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26346)

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Southwest in the Indian Ocea, Madagascar and the Pacific, New Zealand.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A rare and poorly known species inhabiting the lower continental slope (Ref. 26346).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Compagno, Leonard J.V. | Collaborators

Cox, G. and M. Francis, 1997. Sharks and rays of New Zealand. Canterbury Univ. Press, Univ. of Canterbury. 68 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(Publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=-2.49000 (nan - nan), b=3.10 (2.92 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Fec assumed to be <100).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.