|Scientific Name:||Scymnodalatias sherwoodi|
|Species Authority:||(Archey, 1921)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Duffy, C. (SSG Australia & Oceania Regional Workshop, March 2003)|
|Reviewer(s):||Shark Specialist Group Australia & Oceania Regional Group (Shark Red List Authority)|
A very poorly known species known from a few specimens trawled off the east coast of South Island, New Zealand between 400 and 500 m depth. May also occur off Australia. Nothing is known of the species ecology, and there is insufficient information to assess it beyond Data Deficient.
|Range Description:||New Zealand endemic. Recorded off the east coast of South Island, from Bank's Peninsula to Pukaki Rise.|
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:|
Pacific – southwest
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|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Reaches at least 80 cm total length (TL). Depth range: 400 to 500 m. An 80 cm TL male was mature.|
|Major Threat(s):||Infrequently taken in deepwater trawl fisheries.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are currently no conservation measures in place for this species.|
Garrick, J.A.F. 1956. Studies on New Zealand Elasmobranchii. Part V. Scymnodalatias n.g. based on Scymnodon sherwoodi Archey, 1921 (Selachii). Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 83(3): 555-571.
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/.
Taniuchi, T. and Garrick, J.A.F. 1986. A new species of Scymnodalatias from the Southern Oceans, and comments on other Squaliform sharks. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 33(2): 119–134.
|Citation:||Duffy, C. (SSG Australia & Oceania Regional Workshop, March 2003). 2003. Scymnodalatias sherwoodi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003: e.T41856A10580775.Downloaded on 28 March 2017.|
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