Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

MITSUKURINA OWSTONI JORDAN (CHONDRICHTHYES: MITSUKURINIDAE) RST RECORD FOR THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN

Marcela Grijalba Bendeck, Kelly Acevedo

Abstract


This paper collects bibliographic information about the Goblin shark, Mitsukurina owstoni (Chondrichthyes: Mitsukurinidae), an uncommon shark from deeper waters. One specimen of this species was captured near Nenguange bay and it is recorded for rst time in the Colombian Caribbbean.

Keywords


Mitsukurinidae; Mitsukurina owstoni; Goblin shark; Caribbean; Colombia

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2009.38.1.341

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