Native Animals
 

Atelomycterus marmoratus

Coral Catshark and Marble Catshark
NT
Near Threatened
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2021
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SSN 25201
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Coral Catshark has elongated body and very slender. Nostrils subterminal on snout; nasoral grooves present; anterior nasal flaps greatly expanded, reaching mouth. It has large mouth that located below eyes. Adults and adolescents colour with marbled appearance; head and body with numerous light gray and white spots while juveniles is darker, head and body are dark gray with pale vertical lines black spots with pale margins along dorsal body and it maximum length is 78 cm.

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
3.1
2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Near Threatened (NT)
3.1

Structure

Body
2D Shape
Elongate

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
13

References

Book
  1. Malaysia National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Shark (Plan 2), Issue/No. , 2014. Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 50. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  2. Gambang, A.C., Ahmad, A. & Lim, A.P.K. (2007). Field Guide to Sharks of Malaysia and Neighbouring Countries, Issue/No. . Fisheries Research Institute, Sarawak Branch, Bintawa, Malaysia. pp. 56.
  3. Kamarruddin, I., Mohamed, C.A.R., Kee Alfian, B.A.A., Fitra, A.Z., Lee, J.N. & Rozaimi, M.J. (2011). Malaysia's Marine Biodiversity: Inventory and Current Status, Issue/No. . Department of Marine Park Malaysia and Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (EKOMAR), Malaysia. pp. 212.
  4. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, Issue/No. . National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  5. Seah, Y.G., Mat Jaafar, TNA & Mohd Sharol, A. (2020). Field Guide to Trawl Fishes near Bidong Island, Issue/No. . Penerbit UMT. pp. 144.
  6. Seah, Y.G., Mohd Sharol, A., Mazlan, A.G. & Mat Jaafar, T.N.A. (2021). Marine Fishes of Kuantan : Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS), Issue/No. . Penerbit UMT. pp. 172.
  7. Yoshida, T, Motomura, H, Musikasinthorn, P & Matsuura, K. (2013). Fishes of Northern Gulf of Thailand, Volume 8, Issue/No. . National Museum of Nature and Science,Tsukuba. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature,Kyoto. Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima., Japan. pp. 239.
  8. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan , Issue/No. . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.
Checklist
  1. Check List of Marine Fishes of the Southeast Asian Region (1996)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Adibah Syahirah Binti Mohd Mansor, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Atelomycterus marmoratus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/25201. [Retrieved 03 July 2022].

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