|Scientific Name:||Parmaturus macmillani Hardy, 1985|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Paul, L. (SSG Australia & Oceania Regional Workshop, March 2003)|
|Reviewer(s):||Fowler, S. & Cavanagh, R.D. (Shark Red List Authority)|
Known only from two New Zealand specimens, and three off southeastern Africa, in about 1,000 m. This may be a rare species within the 1,000 to 1,500 m depth range currently being fished, or the captures at 1,000 m may simply be at the shallow end of a much greater depth range.
|Range Description:||Known only from a few specimens from two isolated Indo-Pacific localities.|
Native:Mozambique; New Zealand
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Indian Ocean – western; Pacific – southwest
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Marine, demersal, on the middle continental slope, 1,000 m and probably deeper. There is no available life history information.|
|Major Threat(s):||A potential bycatch in some deepwater trawl fisheries for teleosts such as orange roughy as these continue to expand their geographic range and depth.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are currently no conservation measures in place for this species.|
Compagno, L.J.V. In prep. b. Sharks of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the shark species known to date. Volume 3. (Carcharhiniformes). FAO Species Catalogue for Fisheries Purposes No. 1, Vol.3. FAO, Rome.
Hardy, G.S. 1985. A new species of catshark in the genus Parmaturus Garman (Scyliorhinidae), from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 12(1): 119–124.
IUCN. 2003. 2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 18 November 2003.
IUCN SSC Shark Specialist Group. Specialist Group website. Available at: http://www.iucnssg.org/.
|Citation:||Paul, L. (SSG Australia & Oceania Regional Workshop, March 2003). 2003. Parmaturus macmillani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T41845A10578596.Downloaded on 22 September 2017.|
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