Scientific Name
Parmaturus melanobranchus  
Parmaturus melanobranchus黑鰓盾尾鯊
by: ©The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Author (Chan, 1966) Depth 549 - 979M
Chinese 黑鰓盾尾鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 貓鯊科 Economic Fish No 
Family F023 Scyliorhinidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 黑鰓盾尾鯊 
Max Length 85 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 沙魚、黑鰓貓鮫 
Distribution in World Taiwan to South China Sea   Distribution in Taiwan South 
Habitats Deep Sea、Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality South China Sea, about 135 miles south-southeast of Hong Kong, 20°05'N, 115°03'E, depth 300 fathoms 
Synonyms Dichichthys melanobranchus, Figaro melanobranchus, Figaro piceus, Galeus piceus, Parmaturus melanobranchius   
Reference Chan, W. L. 1966. New sharks from the South China Sea. Journal of Zoology (London) v. 148: 218-237, Pls. 1-3; Compagno, L.J.V. 1984. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655.   Chan, W. L. 1966 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 
Specimen List ASIZP0074773.  
Common Name Blackgill catshark 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist