Scientific Name
Isistius brasiliensis  
Isistius brasiliensis巴西達摩鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) Depth 0 - 3500M
Chinese 巴西達摩鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鎧鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F039 Dalatiidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 巴西達摩鯊 
Max Length 39 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 雪茄鮫、沙魚 
Distribution in World global   Distribution in Taiwan North 
Habitats Ocean、Deep Sea、Coastal  Holotype Locality Brazil [Western Atlantic] 
Synonyms Inistius brasiliensis, Isistius labialis, Leius ferox, Scymnus brasiliensis, Scymnus brasiliensis var. torquatus, Scymnus brasiliensis var. unicolor, Scymnus torquatus, Scymnus unicolor, Squalus fulgens, Tristius brasiliensis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);李柏峰(2003)碩士論文;中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Strasburg, D.W. 1963 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Shirai, S. etc. 1992 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Last, P.R. etc. 1994 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 李柏鋒 2003 
Specimen List ASIZP0059802. ASIZP0073752. FRIP00573. FRIP20508.  
Common Name Cookie cutter shark; Cookie-cutter shark; Cigar shark; Cookiecutter shark; Luminous shark 
Redlist Status   2003-04-30   
Characteristic Small size, cigar-shaped body. Snout moderately short, about length of eye; eyes anterior on head but sufficiently far back to lack an extensive anterior binocular field; teeth in 31 to 37/25 to 31 rows, lowers triangular-cusped and without blades. Small, spineless dorsal fins far posterior on back. lnterdorsal space over twice first dorsal base, space between second dorsal insertion and upper caudal origin over twice second dorsal base; second dorsal height about equal to first; pectoral fins subquadrate, pelvic fins larger than dorsal fins; caudal fin large and nearly symmetrical, with a long ventral caudal lobe over 2/3 length of dorsal caudal margin. No anal fin. Vertebral count: 81-89. Spiral valve count: 8-10. Colour: a prominent dark collar-marking over branchial region.
habitats Maximum total length about 50 cm; males maturing at about 31 to 37 cm and reaching at least 39 cm, females maturing between 38 and 44 em and reaching at least 50 cm. A wide-ranging tropical oceanic shark, epipelagic to bathypelagic in distribution. It is  
Distribution Soth, East and Northeast off Taiwan; Oceanic and circumtropical.