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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Apristurus spongiceps (Gilbert, 1905)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Apristurus spongiceps (Gilbert, 1895)

Catulus spongiceps Gilbert, 1895, Bull.U.S.Fish Comm., 23(sect. 2):579.

Synonymy: None.

Other Scientific Names Recently in Use:
Pentanchus spongiceps (see Fowler, 1941)
Parapristurus spongiceps (see Springer, 1979)

FAO Names:
Spongehead catshark [English]
Holbiche tête molle [French]
Pejegato esponjoso [Spanish]
SCYL Aprist 23 [FAO Code]

Spongehead catshark (Apristurus spongiceps)