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Callorhinchus milii  Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823

Ghost shark
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Holocéphales (chimères) (chimaeras) > Chimaeriformes (Chimaeras) > Callorhinchidae (Plownose chimaeras)
Etymology: Callorhinchus: Greek, kalos, kallos = beautiful + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin; saumâtre démersal; océanodrome (Ref. 51243); profondeur 0 - 227 m (Ref. 26346).   Subtropical; 33°S - 50°S

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Southwest Pacific: southern Australia and New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm 71.0, range 70 - ? cm
Max length : 125 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 26346); common length : 75.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 9258)

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs on continental shelves to depths of at least 200 m (Ref. 6871). Migrates into large estuaries and inshore bays in the spring to breed (Ref. 6871). Feeds mainly on shellfish (Ref. 26346). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Eggs are encased in horny shells (Ref. 205). Flesh is of good eating quality. Males have a small, club-like protuberance on the head and also long copulation organs near the pelvic fins (Ref. 557).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Migrates into large estuaries and inshore bays in the spring to breed (Ref. 6871). Oviparous, two egg cases (Ref. 26346) are laid on sandy or muddy bottoms and take up to 8 months to hatch (Ref. 6871). Embryos feed solely on yolk (Ref. 50449).Young hatch at about 15 cm (Ref. 26346).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Last, P.R. and J.D. Stevens, 1994. Sharks and rays of Australia. CSIRO, Australia. 513 p. (Ref. 6871)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless




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Pêcheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12.1 - 18.2, mean 15.2 (based on 179 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00159 - 0.01095), b=3.12 (2.89 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.29 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Faible, temps minimum de doublement de population : 4,5 à 14 années (K=0.06-0.26; tm=2-6; Fec=2).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (75 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   High.